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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Vancouver Whitecaps

MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Vancouver Whitecaps

Jeff Vinnick

The Goats have only ever scored on Vancouver in one game out of five, and still haven't beaten the Whitecaps.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chivas USA (3-5-2): Kennedy; de Luna, Velázquez, Burling; Avila, Mejia, Alvarez, Minda, Soto; Agudelo, Correa.

Injury Report:

OUT: Walter Vilchez (L knee MCL sprain, L ankle sprain)
Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-3-3): Cannon; Young-Pyo, O'Brien, Rusin, Rochat; Davidson, Koffie, Reo-Coker; Kobayashi, Miller, Camilo.

Injury Report:

OUT: Bryce Alderson (R knee pain), Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Omar Salgado (R foot pain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Joaquín Velázquez, who picked up the first red card of the season, had his suspension overturned, and ended up scoring the game-winning goal against the Chicago Fire last week. It was the 37-year-old's first MLS goal.
  • Darren Mattocks scored his first goal of the season against the Houston Dynamo. Of his nine MLS goals, seven have come away from home. The two scored in Vancouver both came against Houston.
  • In its MLS history, Vancouver has never lost to Chivas USA, winning three out of five meetings.
  • Additionally, the Whitecaps have kept four clean sheets against the Goats. Chivas USA hasn't scored on Vancouver for 304 minutes.
  • Under new coach Jose Luis Sanchez Sola, Chivas USA has only lost one game this season, surprisingly taking second place in the Western Conference with seven points from four games.

Last Five Matches

Whitecaps

  • L
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • W

Head To Head

Chivas USA

Whitecaps

Wins
1
3
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
Draw
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
75%
25%

Top 3 Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
4 - 2
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 2
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
CD Chivas USA CHI
2 - 0
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI

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