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  • June 29, 2013
  • • 7:00 PM
  • • Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia
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MLS Preview: D.C. United - Vancouver Whitecaps

MLS Preview: D.C. United - Vancouver Whitecaps

Canada Soccer / Frid

Vancouver's hold on the final playoff spot in the West is shaky, while lowly D.C. has turned it around in recent days.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS

D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Korb, Shanosky, Woolard, Rochat; DeLeon, Kitchen, Thorrington, Neal; Pajoy, De Rosario. 

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Dejan Jakovic (L adductor strain), Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), James Riley (L adductor strain)
 
QUESTIONABLE: Dwayne De Rosario (R hip flexor strain), Chris Pontius (concussion), Kyle Porter (L calf strain), Carlos Ruiz (R groin strain), Marcelo Saragosa (R knee surgery), Ethan White (L hip flexor strain)

Vancouver Whitecaps (4-3-3): Cannon; Lee, Mitchell, Leveron, Harvey; Kobayashi, Reo-Coker, Watson; Teibert, Miller, Sanvezzo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Andy OʼBrien (R hamstring strain), Brad Rusin (L calf strain), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Gershon Koffie (R quad strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • D.C. United occupies the unenviable bottom position in both the Eastern Conference and MLS as a whole. The capital club has just nine points - the only side yet to breach double digits - from 16 games.

  • United's are in decent form however. With a win over San Jose last week and recent good results in the U.S. Open Cup, the black-and-red have won three of their last four in all competitions, and lost just one of their last five.
  • Vancouver is in fifth place in the West, with 22 points from 15 games. The 'Caps occupy the last playoff spot at the moment.
  • This Whitecaps are on good form of their own, having won three of their last four, and come into this game with a two-match winning streak.
  • These teams met one time last year, playing to a scoreless draw in Vancouver on March 24.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

DC United

Whitecaps

Wins
1
2
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

DC United DCU
DC United DC United
Draw
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
42%
25%
33%

Top 3 Predictions

DC United DCU
2 - 1
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
DC United DCU
1 - 2
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
DC United DCU
0 - 0
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI

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