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June 19, 2013 10:00 PM EDT
BC Place Stadium — Vancouver, British Columbia
Referee:‬ I. Elfath‎
Attendance:‬ 16130‎

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - Chivas USA

Chivas USA's last win came against Vancouver, 11 games ago. The Goats are last in the West and have new coach Jose Luis Real in charge for this match.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Russell Teibert - Vancouver Whitecaps
Canada Soccer / Frid
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-3-3): Knighton; Young-Pyo, Leveron, Mitchell, Harvey; Davidson, Reo-Coker, Watson; Teibert, Miller, Camilo.


OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Andy OʼBrien (R hamstring strain), Brad Rusin (L calf strain), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Gershon Koffie (R quad strain)

Chivas USA (4-3-3): Kennedy; de Luna, Burling, Velazquez, Vilchez; Minda, Alvarez, Farfan; Villafaña, Correa, Bowen.

Injury Report:

OUT: Daniel Atunez (L ACL reconstruction), Edgar Mejia (L ankle sprain), Tim Melia (lumbar distectomy)

QUESTIONABLE: Dan Kennedy (Lumbar Strain), Josue Soto (L Knee Sprain), Joaquin Velasquez (L Adductor Strain)

  • Chivas USA hasn't won in MLS since last facing Vancouver, a 2-1 result on March 30, going 11 matches winless since.
  • Prior to that meeting, the Goats hadn't beaten the Whitecaps. Vancouver won two and drew three of the first five MLS clashes.
  • Vancouver came back from two goals down to beat the New England Revolution 4-3 over the weekend. The Whitecaps are seventh in the Western Conference with 19 points.
  • Chivas USA, on a losing streak of five, props up the West with 11 points.
  • Kekuta Manneh is suspended for this match.

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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
-Carlyle MitchellDefender
2Jordan HarveyDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
16J. LeverónDefender
29Matthew WatsonMidfielder
20Nigel Reo-CokerMidfielder
16Daigo KobayashiMidfielder
31Russell TeibertMidfielder
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
9Kenny MillerStriker
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
-Adam ClementDefender
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
11Darren MattocksStriker
19Erik HurtadoStriker
-Corey HertzogStriker
-Tom HeinemannStriker
1Dan KennedyGoalkeeper
33M. de LunaDefender
4W. VílchezDefender
5Carlos BorjaDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
19Jorge VillafanaDefender
20Carlos AlvarezMidfielder
30O. MindaMidfielder
-J. RiveraStriker
7Tristan BowenStriker
-J. CorreaStriker
-Patrick McLainGoalkeeper
2Bobby BurlingDefender
-J. VelásquezDefender
25Steve PurdyDefender
12Marco DelgadoMidfielder
-M. PonceStriker
-Marvin IrahetaMidfielder
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