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Played
May 8, 2013 8:30 PM EDT
Sporting Park — Kansas City, Kansas
Referee:‬ G. Gamble‎
Attendance:‬ 18602‎
 
 
Djimi Traore 90+5′

MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle has won every match in Kansas City -- except of course last year's U.S. Open Cup final.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Kei Kamara, Sporting Kansas City, MLS
Jamie Squire
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Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Besler, Collin, Sinovic; Rosell, Feilhaber, Zusi; Sapong, Bieler, Kamara.

Injury Report:

OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain), Bobby Convey (R achilles strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Matt Besler (R knee sprain), Benny Feilhaber (R thigh contusion), Paulo Nagamura (R ankle sprain)
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Evans, Traore, Hurtado, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Carrasco, Caskey; Johnson, Martins.

Injury Report:

OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Marc Burch (pubic sprain), Shalrie Joseph (R hamstring strain), Obafemi Martins (R leg tendon injury), Steve Zakuani (abdominal strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Sporting KC beat Seattle in the first-ever league meeting between the two teams and hasn't won any of the six since. Seattle has won all three games in Kansas City.
  • However, when the sides met in the 2012 U.S. Open Cup final, SKC won on penalties after a 1-1 result. The Sounders had won the tournament the three years prior.
  • Kansas City beat Chivas USA 4-0 last weekend to move tied for first in the East with 17 points from 10 games. Seattle is bottom of the West with six points from seven games.
  • Kei Kamara returned from a loan at Norwich City this week and is available for the first time in the 2013 season.
  • Lamar Neagle and DeAndre Yedlin are suspended for Seattle. Paulo Nagamura will miss the match for Sporting.


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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
1Jimmy NielsenGoalkeeper
3Ike OparaDefender
7Chance MyersDefender
78Aurellien CollinDefender
8Graham ZusiStriker
10Benny FeilhaberMidfielder
19Peterson JosephMidfielder
20Oriol RosellStriker
31Josh GardnerMidfielder
17C.J. SapongStriker
37Jacob PetersonMidfielder
18Eric KronbergGoalkeeper
13Lawrence OlumMidfielder
15Seth SinovicDefender
24Meshack JeromeDefender
12Mikey LopezMidfielder
16Claudio BielerStriker
-Kei KamaraStriker
81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
12Leonardo GonzálezDefender
18Djimi TraoreDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
6Osvaldo AlonsoMidfielder
7Eddie JohnsonStriker
7Mario MartínezMidfielder
17Servando CarrascoMidfielder
16David EstradaStriker
24Marcus HahnemannGoalkeeper
6Patrick IanniDefender
22Eriq ZavaletaDefender
33Dylan RemickDefender
7Mauro RosalesStriker
12Alex CaskeyMidfielder
5Andy RoseMidfielder
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
6 3
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Bradley Wright-Phillips Bradley Wright-Phillips
Striker
NY Red Bulls
4 1