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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - New York Red Bulls

MLS Preview: Chivas USA - New York Red Bulls

The top scoring team in MLS, New York, travels to the Home Depot Center with a new DP goalkeeper in tow to take on Chivas USA.


PROBABLE LINEUPS

Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Lahoud, Umana, Pearce, Valentin; Flores, LaBrocca, Elliott, Zemanski; Braun, Mondaini.

INJURY REPORT

DOUBTFUL: DF Jimmy Conrad (concussion); DF Ante Jazic (R calf strain)

PROBABLE: MF Paulo Nagamura (L quad strain)

New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Rost; Solli, Ream, Mendes, Miller; Richards, Tainio, McCarty, Lindpere; Henry, Agudelo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Carl Robinson (R knee contusion); DF Rafael Marquez (R hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Luke Rodgers (plantar fasciitis)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • Justin Braun hit a hat-trick the last time these two teams met, a 3-2 away win for the Goats.

  • New York leads the league in scoring, having found the back of the net 34 times. However, last week, D.C. United blanked the Red Bulls, a first since April 9.
  • New York fullback Jan Gunnar Solli leads all MLS defenders in assists, with six.
  • Following a 4-0 loss to the Chicago Fire in the U.S. Open Cup, New York signed a third Designated Player, veteran German goalkeeper Frank Rost.
  • Nick LaBrocca has scored six times in his few months at Chivas USA. His total with both the Colorado Rapids and Toronto FC in four previous professional season was five goals.
  • Only six points separate these two teams, but New York is first in the East and Chivas USA sags into the bottom half of the Western Conference.
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Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Chivas USA

New York RB

Wins
2
3
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
Draw
New York Red Bulls NY
New York Red Bulls New York RB
35%
34%
31%

Top 3 Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 1
New York Red Bulls NY
CD Chivas USA CHI
2 - 1
New York Red Bulls NY
CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 0
New York Red Bulls NY

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