Two goalscorers on form meet in a vital playoff clash. Juan Pablo Angel has five in the last three, and Le Toux now has scored nine in his most recent eight matches.
|Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Umana, Lopes, Pearce, Jazic; Braun, LaBrocca, Elliott, Courtois; Angel, Moreno.||
OUT: MF Paulo Nagamura (R foot)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Heath Pearce (hamstring)
|Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Valdes, Califf, Farfan; Farfan, Okugo, Carroll, Torres; Paunovic, Le Toux.||
OUT: GK Faryd Mondragon (R finger fracture); GK Thorne Holder (concussion); FW Levi Houapeu (L ankle strain)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Sheanon Williams (R hamstring contusion); MF Stefani Miglioranzi (R knee inflammation)
PROBABLE: FW Veljko Paunovic (L calf strain); FW Danny Mwanga (R hip flexor strain)
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Chivas USA, with 35 points, is four away from 10th place, the last playoff slot.
- Philadelphia has 43 points, good for second in the East, as well as a game in hand compared to the teams around it.
- With a brace against D.C. United on Thursday, Sebastien Le Toux has nine goals in eight matches during the home stretch of the regular season.
- The Union hold a 2-0-1 record against Chivas USA, having won both home games and drawn away.
- Juan Pablo Angel has scored five goals in his last three games for the Goats.