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  • August 29, 2012
  • • 8:00 PM
  • • Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
  • Referee: M. Foerster
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MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Chivas USA

MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Chivas USA

Victor Decolongon

The Goats have beaten the Revs five times in a row, and New England comes into this one without a win in eight matches.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
New England Revolution (4-4-2): Reis; Alston, Soares, McCarthy, Tierney; Rowe, Simms, Feilhaber, Guy; Sene, Bengtson.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Sainey Nyassi (R adductor strain); GK Bobby Shuttleworth (L knee sprain)

DOUBTFUL: MF Blair Gavin (L hamstring tightness)

PROBABLE: MF Lee Nguyen (L ankle sprain); FW Alec Purdie (L ankle sprain)
Chivas USA (4-2-3-1): Kennedy; Riley, Valencia, Califf, Jazic; Minda, Joseph, Agudelo, LaBrocca, Bowen; Angel.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Peter Vagenas (R hamstring strain)

DOUBTFUL: MF Ryan Smith (R hamstring strain)

PROBABLE: MF Marvin Iraheta (L knee ACL)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • This is the first meeting between these clubs since the New England Revolution dealt captain Shalrie Joseph to Chivas USA for Blair Gavin.
  • Chivas USA has beaten New England in the last five meetings, dating back to 2009. Prior to the start of that streak, the Revs had beaten Chivas three times in a row.
  • The Revolution are on an eight-game winless streak, one shy of the club record, and are in ninth in the Eastern Conference.
  • The Goats, seventh in the West, haven't won in three. Most recently, Seattle Sounders FC trounced Chivas USA to the tune of a 6-2 scoreline in California. The six goals allowed set a club record.
  • In that match, Tristan Bowen made his first start since returning from his loan in Belgium and notched his second assist in as many games.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

New England

Chivas USA

Wins
1
2
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

New England Revolution NER
New England Revolution New England
Draw
CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
22%
67%

Top 3 Predictions

New England Revolution NER
1 - 3
CD Chivas USA CHI
New England Revolution NER
0 - 2
CD Chivas USA CHI
New England Revolution NER
2 - 0
CD Chivas USA CHI

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