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  • May 26, 2012
  • • 7:30 PM
  • • Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Referee: K. Stott
  • • Attendance: 14627
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MLS Preview: D.C. United - New England Revolution

New England brings its recent good form to the nation's capital, where D.C. United has turned venerable old RFK into a fortress to be reckoned with.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Najar, McDonald, Woolard, Korb; Cruz, Kitchen, De Rosario, Boskovic; Wolff, Maicon Santos.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Lance Rozeboom (L knee ACL tear); DF Robbie Russell (L hamstring strain); MF Danny Cruz (R hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Chris Pontius (gluteus minimus strain); MF Nick DeLeon (L hamstring strain); GK Joe Willis (eye contusion)

PROBABLE: DF Emiliano Dudar (L hamstring strain); FW Maicon Santos (L calf strain); MF Marcelo Saragosa (R soleus strain)
New England Revolution (4-4-2): Reis, Alston, McCarthy, Soares, Tierney; Nguyen, Joseph, Guy, Feilhaber; Sene, Brettschneider.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Zak Boggs (R ankle sprain); DF Flo Lechner (R foot fifth metatarsal fracture); MF Sainey Nyassi (R hamstring strain); MF Clyde Simms (L ankle tendonitis); FW Jeremiah White (concussion)

PROBABLE: MF Lee Nguyen (R shoulder sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • D.C. United is riding a seven match unbeaten streak at RFK Stadium, having not lost at home since its season opener on March 10 against Sporting Kansas City. The streak is the longest of any club in the league this season.
  • Saer Sene hit for his second two-goal game of the season in the Revolution’s 2-2 draw with Houston. Sene has four goals in the last four games.
  • With his two goals against Toronto FC, Dwayne De Rosario now has five goals this year – all in the last six games. In 32 games since coming to D.C. United, De Rosario has 18 goals and 14 assists and is two goals shy from 100 regular season goals, which would make him only the seventh MLS player to achieve this feat.
  • New England is undefeated in its last three home matches, but has lost its last three away games.
  • Dwayne De Rosario's seven assists lead Major League Soccer.

Players to watch

D. De Rosario

Position: Midfielder

Games: 0

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S. Sène

Position: Attacker

Games: 0

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Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

DC United

New England

Wins
1
1
3
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

DC United DCU
DC United DC United
Draw
New England Revolution NER
New England Revolution New England
58%
21%
21%

Top 3 Predictions

DC United DCU
2 - 1
New England Revolution NER
DC United DCU
2 - 0
New England Revolution NER
DC United DCU
0 - 1
New England Revolution NER

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