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July 3, 2013 10:00 PM EDT
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MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - D.C. United

United will look to get its struggling campaign going, but a long journey to Seattle after a weekend match will make things tough

By Seth Vertelney

Eddie Johnson, Seattle Sounders FC, MLS
Otto Greule Jr
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Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Scott, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Carrasco, Neagle, Evans; Martins, Johnson.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture), Steve Zakuani (abdominal strain)
 
QUESTIONABLE: Osvaldo Alonso (L adductor strain)

D.C. United (4-4-2): Willis; Korb, White, Woolard, Rochat; DeLeon, Kitchen, Thorrington, Porter; Pontius, De Rosario.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Dejan Jakovic (L adductor strain), Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction)

QUESTIONABLE: Sainey Nyassi (R ankle sprain), Ethan White (L hip flexor strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • D.C. United's miserable season continued Saturday, as the team lost 1-0 at home to Vancouver. The squad is in dead last in MLS, with just nine points from 17 games.

  • Seattle hasn't played since June 22, when it dropped a 2-0 decision at Real Salt Lake.
  • Obafemi Martins, Eddie Johnson and Lamar Neagle are all tied for the Seattle team lead in goals with four each.
  • Each team will be missing a player for the Gold Cup: Seattle will be without Mario Martinez (Honduras), while DCU goalkeeper Bill Hamid will be with the United States.
  • D.C. United has not scored a MLS goal from open play since a 1-1 draw with Sporting KC on May 19 -- a span of more than six games.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 3, 2013 Seattle Sounders FC 2 - D.C. United 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 7, 2012 D.C. United 0 - Seattle Sounders FC 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 17, 2011 Seattle Sounders FC 3 - D.C. United 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 4, 2011 D.C. United 2 - Seattle Sounders FC 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 15, 2010 D.C. United 0 - Seattle Sounders FC 1
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Available Squads
81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
12Leonardo GonzálezDefender
18Djimi TraoreDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
7Eddie JohnsonStriker
7Mauro RosalesStriker
17Servando CarrascoMidfielder
5Andy RoseMidfielder
9Obafemi MartinsStriker
24Marcus HahnemannGoalkeeper
6Patrick IanniDefender
4Marc BurchDefender
21Shalrie JosephMidfielder
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
16David EstradaStriker
26S. OchoaStriker
31Joe WillisGoalkeeper
26James RileyDefender
15Ethan WhiteDefender
24Daniel WoolardDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
4Alain RochatDefender
13Chris PontiusMidfielder
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
-Sainey NyassiMidfielder
19Kyle PorterStriker
-L. PajoyStriker
50Andrew DykstraGoalkeeper
33Taylor KempDefender
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
55Marcelo SaragosaMidfielder
17Conor ShanoskyMidfielder
-Casey TownsendStriker
11C. RuízStriker
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
Dominic Dwyer Dominic Dwyer
Striker
Sporting KC
4 1