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  • May 26, 2012
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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle completes a hectic month with a trip down to California to face the Goats, who recently won their first home game of 2012.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Riley, Califf, McKenzie, Jazic; Bolanos, Minda, Moreno, Villafana; Correa, Angel.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Marvin Iraheta (L knee ACL)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Ben Zemanski (R knee MCL sprain)
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Meredith; Johansson, Parke, Hurtado, Burch; Rosales, Alonso, Rose, Estrada; Montero, Johnson.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: GK Josh Ford (R knee stress fracture); MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture); DF Michael Tetteh (L hamstring strain); FW Babayele Sodade (R knee ACL tear)

DOUBTFUL: GK Michael Gspurning (R hip strain); DF Patrick Ianni (lower back pain); MF Brad Evans (R calf strain)

PROBABLE: MF Alvaro Fernandez (R quad strain); DF Leo Gonzalez (L quad strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Chivas USA started the season with five consecutive home losses before beating the LA Galaxy in the SuperClasico last week.
  • Seattle conceded four goals in the opening 10 games of the season. It leaked four goals in the last two, most recently a 2-0 loss to the Columbus Crew at home on Wednesday.
  • Fredy Montero leads the league in shots (62) and shots on goal (23) but only has four goals.
  • Dan Kennedy is second in the league with 46 blocks. Oswaldo Minda is tied for most yellow cards in MLS with six.
  • Both teams have played 12 games. Seattle is third in the West with 23 points; Chivas is sixth with 14.

Players to watch

D. Kennedy

Position: Goalkeeper

Games: 32

  • 0
  • 1
  • 1

O. Alonso

Position: Midfielder

Games: 32

  • 0
  • 7
  • 0

Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Chivas USA

Seattle Sounders

Wins
0
0
5
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
Draw
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
Seattle Sounders FC Seattle Sounders
38%
15%
47%

Top 3 Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 0
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 2
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
CD Chivas USA CHI
2 - 1
Seattle Sounders FC SOU

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