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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Seattle Sounders FC

MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Seattle Sounders FC

Victor Decolongon

Seattle snakes down the West coast to play Chivas USA in the Home Depot Center on Saturday night.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chivas USA (4-2-3-1): Kennedy; Riley, Valencia, Califf, Jazic; Joseph, Minda; Bolanos, LaBrocca, Agudelo; Angel.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Marvin Iraheta (L knee ACL)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Peter Vagenas (R hamstring strain); MF Ryan Smith (R hamstring strain)
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Johansson, Parke, Hurtado, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Tiffert, Caskey; Johnson, Montero.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Babayele Sodade (R knee ACL tear); FW David Estrada (L foot fracture); MF Andy Rose (rib fracture)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Seattle is third in the West with 40 points. Thirteen points back is Chivas USA, in seventh.
  • Eddie Johnson and Fredy Montero have each scored four goals in the last six games. Together they have 19 goals total this season.
  • However, Montero may not start. He has six goals and two assists from 10 substitute appearances in his MLS career. The latest was the winner against the Vancouver Whitecaps.
  • Chivas USA has a better goal differential away than at home. It also has a better away record (4-2-4) than home record (7-9-6).
  • All-Star Dan Kennedy has made 79 saves, third best in MLS. He has a 1.18 goals-against average.

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
100%

Top 3 Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
0 - 2
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 3
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
CD Chivas USA CHI
0 - 3
Seattle Sounders FC SOU

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