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August 11, 2012 7:10 PM EDT
BC Place Stadium — Vancouver, British Columbia
Referee:‬ P. Ward‎
Attendance:‬ 20083‎
 

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - Real Salt Lake

The Royals lost the Rocky Mountain Cup last time out, but still have their eyes on the Supporters Shield.

By Keith Hickey

Barry Robson - Vancouver Whitecaps
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  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Knighton; Lee, Bonjour, DeMerit, Rochat; Richards, Davidson, Robson, Koffie, Sanvezzo; Mattocks.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)
Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Watson-Siriboe, Borchers, Wingert; Grabavoy, Morales, Beckerman, Steele; Saborio, Braun.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Chris Schuler (L foot bone stress response); GK Lalo Fernandez (R wrist stress fracture); DF Jamison Olave (L hamstring strain)

PROBABLE: MF Will Johnson (R ankle sprain); GK Kyle Reynish (rib contusion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver and RSL keepers Joe Cannon Nick Rimando sit third and fourth on the all-time starts list with 328 and 310, respectively.
  • Local product Justin Braun made his RSL debut in the loss to Colorado. Braun, who had played for Chivas USA and Montréal previously, was first discovered playing for an adult league team in Utah.
  • Vancouver has had two weeks of rest since its last game. Incidentally, that was a 2-1 loss to Real Salt Lake on July 27.
  • Joe Cannon was sent off in the loss to RSL, and will be suspended for this match.
  • RSL saw its two-game winning streak put to an end last weekend in a 1-0 loss at Colorado, the club's first loss to its Rocky Mountain rival in nine meetings.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 28, 2013 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 - Real Salt Lake 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 4, 2013 Real Salt Lake 2 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 13, 2013 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1 - Real Salt Lake 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 27, 2012 Real Salt Lake 0 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 11, 2012 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - Real Salt Lake 1
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
4Alain RochatDefender
6Jay DeMeritDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
15Martin BonjourDefender
13Barry RobsonMidfielder
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
-Dane RichardsStriker
11Darren MattocksStriker
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
24Brian SylvestreGoalkeeper
40Andy O'BrienDefender
2Jordan HarveyDefender
23Atiba HarrisStriker
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
31Russell TeibertMidfielder
9Kenny MillerStriker
18Nick RimandoGoalkeeper
2Tony Beltran Defender
3Kwame Watson-SiriboeDefender
6Nat BorchersDefender
17Chris WingertDefender
5Kyle BeckermanMidfielder
4Will JohnsonStriker
11Javier MoralesMidfielder
20Ned GrabavoyMidfielder
9Fabian EspindolaStriker
15A. SaboríoStriker
28Kyle ReynishGoalkeeper
29K. MansallyStriker
-Yordany Alvarez OropezaMidfielder
21Luis GilMidfielder
22Jonathan SteeleMidfielder
23Paulo Jr.Striker
17Justin BraunStriker
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