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Played
May 19, 2013 5:00 PM EDT
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium — Washington, District of Columbia
Referee:‬ J. Marrufo‎
Attendance:‬ 13612‎
 
65′ Kyle Porter
Ethan White 60′ (OG)

MLS Preview: D.C. United - Sporting Kansas City

Sporting KC looks to keep a five-game winning streak against D.C. United alive. United has lost seven straight matches.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Ben Olsen, D.C. United
Ned Dishman
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
D.C. United (4-4-2): Willis; Riley, White, Jakovic, Korb; DeLeon, Augusto, Kitchen, Porter; Townsen, DeRosario.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), John Thorrington (L medial collateral ligament)

QUESTIONABLE: Nick DeLeon (R hamstring strain), Chris Pontius (L groin strain)
Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Joseph, Opara, Olum, Sinovic; Joseph, Zusi, Nagamura; Kamara, Bieler, Peterson.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: Matt Besler (R knee sprain), Benny Feilhaber (R thigh contusion), Paulo Nagamura (R ankle sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • In an earlier meeting this season, an 89th minute goal from Claudio Bieler gave Sporting KC a 1-0 win over D.C.
  • Kansas City has won against United five games in a row.
  • D.C. has lost seven MLS matches in a row, a club record.
  • With four points from 10 games, D.C. United has the fewest points in the league. Kansas City has 20 points from 12 games, tied for second in the Eastern Conference.
  • Aurelien Collin and Oriol Rosell are suspended for this match.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 18, 2013 Sporting Kansas City 1 - D.C. United 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 19, 2013 D.C. United 1 - Sporting Kansas City 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 5, 2013 Sporting Kansas City 1 - D.C. United 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 11, 2012 Sporting Kansas City 2 - D.C. United 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 10, 2012 D.C. United 0 - Sporting Kansas City 1
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
28Bill HamidGoalkeeper
-Dejan JakovicDefender
15Ethan WhiteDefender
24Daniel WoolardDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
33Taylor KempDefender
14Dwayne De RosarioMidfielder
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
14Nick DeLeonMidfielder
-Casey TownsendStriker
19Kyle PorterStriker
31Joe WillisGoalkeeper
26James RileyDefender
14Brandon McDonaldDefender
13Chris PontiusMidfielder
17Conor ShanoskyMidfielder
11C. RuízStriker
-L. PajoyStriker
1Jimmy NielsenGoalkeeper
3Ike OparaDefender
5Matt BeslerDefender
15Seth SinovicDefender
24Meshack JeromeDefender
6Paulo NagamuraMidfielder
8Graham ZusiStriker
10Benny FeilhaberMidfielder
19Peterson JosephMidfielder
16Claudio BielerStriker
37Jacob PetersonMidfielder
18Eric KronbergGoalkeeper
7Chance MyersDefender
13Lawrence OlumMidfielder
12Mikey LopezMidfielder
31Josh GardnerMidfielder
17C.J. SapongStriker
-Kei KamaraStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
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Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
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Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
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Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
Striker
Rangers
3 2