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July 27, 2013 7:00 PM EDT
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium — Washington, District of Columbia
Referee:‬ D. Gantar‎
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MLS Preview: D.C. United - New England Revolution

United will hope its new stadium deal will give it a boost against a New England side in the playoff hunt.

By Keith Hickey

Ben Olsen, D.C. United, MLS
Mike Stobe
D.C. United (4-2-3-1): Willis; Korb, White, Woolard, Kemp; Thorrington, Kitchen; Nyassi, Silva, DeLeon; Ruiz.


OUT:Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), Marcelo Saragosa (L knee pain)
QUESTIONABLE: Dwayne De Rosario (R hip flexor strain), Nick DeLeon (R ankle sprain)
New England Revolution (4-4-2): Shuttleworth; Alston, Soares, Goncalves, Farrell; Rowe, Caldwell, Simms, Tierney; Barrett, Imbongo.


OUT: Juan Agudelo (R knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: Stephen McCarthy (head laceration), Saer Sene (R hip contusion), Chris Tierney (L knee irritation)
  • D.C. United announced plans on Thursday to build a $300 million stadium in the Buzzard Point waterfront section of the city.
  • United is in last place in Major League Soccer, with 10 points from 20 games. The Red-and-Black are on a four game winless run, and have won just one of their last 18 games.
  • These teams met twice already this season. They played to a 0-0 draw on June 8 in the league, before D.C. knocked the Revs out of the Open Cup on June 26 with a 3-1 result.
  • New England's 18 goals against are the fewest in the East and joint-fewest in MLS.
  • D.C. has put 59 shots on target this season, the fewest in MLS.

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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 21, 2013 New England Revolution 2 - D.C. United 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 27, 2013 D.C. United 1 - New England Revolution 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 8, 2013 New England Revolution 0 - D.C. United 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 15, 2012 D.C. United 2 - New England Revolution 1
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31Joe WillisGoalkeeper
26James RileyDefender
-Dejan JakovicDefender
24Daniel WoolardDefender
33Taylor KempDefender
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
12Luis SilvaMidfielder
25Jared JeffreyMidfielder
14Nick DeLeonMidfielder
19Kyle PorterStriker
30Conor DoyleStriker
50Andrew DykstraGoalkeeper
15Ethan WhiteDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
14Dwayne De RosarioMidfielder
-Sainey NyassiMidfielder
17Conor ShanoskyMidfielder
-L. PajoyStriker
22Bobby ShuttleworthGoalkeeper
2Andrew FarrellDefender
15Stephen McCarthyMidfielder
23José GonçalvesDefender
24Lee NguyenMidfielder
8Chris TierneyDefender
11Kelyn RoweMidfielder
-Clyde SimmsMidfielder
39Saer SeneStriker
92D. Imbongo BoeleStriker
14Diego FagundezStriker
1Matt ReisGoalkeeper
25Darrius BarnesDefender
30Kevin AlstonDefender
6Scott CaldwellMidfielder
8Juan Carlos TojaMidfielder
12Andy DormanMidfielder
19Chad BarrettStriker
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