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  • October 2, 2011
  • • 8:07 PM
  • • Stubhub Center, Carson, California
  • Referee: M. Kennedy
  • • Attendance: 16134
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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Philadelphia Union

MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Philadelphia Union

Ned Dishman

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.


PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Umana, Lopes, Pearce, Jazic; Braun, LaBrocca, Elliott, Courtois; Angel, Moreno.

INJURY REPORT

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.

INJURY REPORT

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)


DID YOU KNOW?
  • 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.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Chivas USA

Philadelphia Union

Wins
0
1
4
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
Draw
Philadelphia Union PHI
Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union
18%
46%
36%

Top 3 Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
0 - 0
Philadelphia Union PHI
CD Chivas USA CHI
2 - 2
Philadelphia Union PHI
CD Chivas USA CHI
0 - 1
Philadelphia Union PHI

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