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May 5, 2012 9:08 PM EDT
Rio Tinto Stadium — Sandy, Utah
Referee:‬ D. Gantar‎
Attendance:‬ 18219‎
 

MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - New England Revolution

The Revs face a quick turnaround after helping Matt Reis pick up his 100th MLS win midweek before traveling to Utah, where they haven't won since 2007.

By Zac Lee Rigg

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Olave, Borchers, Wingert; Grabavoy, Beckerman, Morales, Johnson; Espindola, Saborio.

INJURY REPORT

DOUBTFUL: FW Cody Arnoux (L adductor strain); MF Nico Muniz (R knee MCL strain)
New England Revolution (4-4-2): Reis; Alston, McCarthy, Soares, Tierney; Nguyen, Joseph, Simms, Feilhaber; Moreno, Sene.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Zak Boggs (R ankle sprain); MF Ryan Guy (R calf tightness); DF Flo Lechner (R foot fifth metatarsal fracture); MF Sainey Nyassi (R hamstring strain); FW Jeremiah White (concussion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • The Revs haven't won in Utah since 2007. RSL won three of those four games, outscoring New England 16-4.
  • New England kept a core of eight players together for four years from 2003-2007. Salt Lake has bested that by keeping 10 players together from 2008 through the present.
  • RSL is second in the West with 19 points from 10 games. New England is fourth in the East with nine points from eight games.
  • Nick Rimando is tied for second in the league with 30 blocks this season. Kyle Beckerman is tied for first with four yellow cards.
  • Matt Reis earned his 100th win midweek thanks to a 2-1 result over the Colorado Rapids. He is only the sixth goalkeeper to rack up triple digits in MLS wins.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 8, 2013 New England Revolution 1 - Real Salt Lake 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 5, 2012 Real Salt Lake 2 - New England Revolution 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 4, 2011 Real Salt Lake 3 - New England Revolution 3
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 9, 2011 New England Revolution 0 - Real Salt Lake 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 2, 2010 New England Revolution 1 - Real Salt Lake 2
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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
18Nick RimandoGoalkeeper
2Tony Beltran Defender
4Jamison OlaveDefender
6Nat BorchersDefender
17Chris WingertDefender
5Kyle BeckermanMidfielder
4Will JohnsonStriker
11Javier MoralesMidfielder
20Ned GrabavoyMidfielder
9Fabian EspindolaStriker
15A. SaboríoStriker
28Kyle ReynishGoalkeeper
28Chris SchulerDefender
-Yordany Alvarez OropezaMidfielder
21Luis GilMidfielder
22Jonathan SteeleMidfielder
23Paulo Jr.Striker
-Emiliano Nicolas BonfigliStriker
1Matt ReisGoalkeeper
-J. LozanoDefender
5AJ SoaresDefender
30Kevin AlstonDefender
8Chris TierneyDefender
11Kelyn RoweMidfielder
-Clyde SimmsMidfielder
21Shalrie JosephMidfielder
10Benny FeilhaberMidfielder
24Lee NguyenMidfielder
-Blake BrettschneiderStriker
22Bobby ShuttleworthGoalkeeper
25Darrius BarnesDefender
15Stephen McCarthyMidfielder
15F. CárdenasStriker
14Diego FagundezStriker
-Bjorn RunstromStriker
39Saer SeneStriker
Players to Watch
Javier Morales
Javier Morales
Position: Midfielder
Squad Number: 11
Games Goals YC RC
5 0 2 0
Saer Sene
Saer Sene
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 39
Games Goals YC RC
6 0 0 0
Prediction
Editor's Prediction
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
Striker
Rangers
3 2