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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Seattle Sounders FC

Chivas USA hasn't beaten Seattle in the last eight meetings, and could face an eight-game winless run if it can't get a result at home.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Obafemi Martins, Seattle Sounders FC, MLS
Corky Trewin
Chivas USA (4-3-3): Kennedy; Purdy, Burling, Vilchez, Borja; Soto, Minda, Mejia; Bowen, Correa, Avila.

Injury Report:

OUT: Daniel Atunez (L ACL reconstruction), Tristan Bowen (L hamstring strain), Tim Melia (lumbar distectomy)

QUESTIONABLE: Oswaldo Minda (R quad strain), Joaquin Velazquez (L adductor strain)
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Gspurning; Yedlin, Traore, Hurtado, Gonzalez; Rosales, Carrasco, Rose, Martinez; Neagle, Martins.

Injury Report:

OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Osvaldo Alonzo (L adductor strain), Ashani Fairclough (L adductor strain), Mauro Rosales (R AC joint sprain), Steve Zakuani (abdominal strain)
  • Chivas USA won the firs two meetings with Seattle but the Sounders haven't lost in eight since. A 6-2 Seattle win last August is the biggest victory in Sounders MLS history.
  • Seattle scored eight goals over two games before heading out on a road trip. Since, it has lost 4-0 to the LA Galaxy and crashed out of the U.S. Open Cup to Tampa Bay.
  • The Goats fired coach Jose Luis 'Chelis' Sanchez Sola this week. Jose Luis Real will replace him on Monday. Until then, youth academy director of soccer Sacha van der Most will take interim charge.
  • Chivas USA has lost four straight games. In the last seven it has lost six and drawn one.
  • Former Chivas USA midfielder Shalrie Joseph is suspended for this match.

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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 4, 2013 Seattle Sounders FC 1 - Chivas USA 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 28, 2013 Seattle Sounders FC 2 - Chivas USA 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 1, 2013 Chivas USA 0 - Seattle Sounders FC 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 8, 2012 Seattle Sounders FC 2 - Chivas USA 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 25, 2012 Chivas USA 2 - Seattle Sounders FC 6
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Last Five Matches
Team News
Available Squads
1Dan KennedyGoalkeeper
2Bobby BurlingDefender
33M. de LunaDefender
4W. VílchezDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
19Jorge VillafanaDefender
-J. VelásquezDefender
15Eric AvilaMidfielder
20Carlos AlvarezMidfielder
30O. MindaMidfielder
-J. CorreaStriker
-Patrick McLainGoalkeeper
5Carlos BorjaDefender
25Steve PurdyDefender
51M. BolañosMidfielder
-Marvin IrahetaMidfielder
-J. RiveraStriker
7Tristan BowenStriker
81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
17DeAndre YedlinDefender
12Leonardo GonzálezDefender
18Djimi TraoreDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
6Osvaldo AlonsoMidfielder
7Mauro RosalesStriker
7Mario MartínezMidfielder
17Servando CarrascoMidfielder
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
9Obafemi MartinsStriker
24Marcus HahnemannGoalkeeper
4Marc BurchDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
12Alex CaskeyMidfielder
5Andy RoseMidfielder
16David EstradaStriker
26S. OchoaStriker
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
3 2