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  • October 1, 2011
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MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Seattle Sounders FC

MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Seattle Sounders FC

Otto Greule Jr

Seattle travels to New England after drawing in Guatemala midweek to advance to the knockout phase of the CONCACAF Champions League.


PROBABLE LINEUPS
New England Revolution (4-4-2): Reis; Alston, Cochrane, Barnes, Tierney; Mansally, Joseph, Feilhaber, Zerka; Caraglio, Schilawski.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Rajko Lekic (L ankle sprain); MF Stephen McCarthy (L shoulder surgery); MF Sainey Nyassi (R hamstring strain)

DOUBTFUL: DF A.J. Soares (L adductor strain); MF Monsef Zerka (L quadriceps strain)
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Keller; Scott, Hurtado, Parke, Gonzalez; Fernandez, Evans, Alonso, Neagle; Fucito, Montero.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: GK Terry Boss (concussion); MF Michael Seamon (lateral ankle tendon); MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture); FW O’Brian White (leg surgery)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Mauro Rosales (R knee MCL sprain); DF James Riley (concussion); FW Pat Noonan (adductor strain)

PROBABLE: MF Erik Friberg (hip flexor strain)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • With their 3-1 win at Vancouver last weekend, the Sounders clinched the Cascadia Cup, which is awarded to the team with the best overall record in head-to-head matches between Seattle, Portland and Vancouver.

  • New England was all but mathematically eliminated from playoff contention after losing 3-2 at Chicago last weekend.
  • Seattle has advanced to the knockout stage of the CONCACAF Champions League following a 2-2 draw at Comunicaciones Tuesday night.
  • The Revs are 0-11-2 when conceding the first goal this season
  • The Sounders could rest some players in this match, as they face Chicago three days later for the U.S. Open Cup championship.
  • New England only has four home wins on the season, tied for the fewest in MLS.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

New England

Seattle Sounders

Wins
1
2
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

New England Revolution NER
New England Revolution New England
Draw
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
Seattle Sounders FC Seattle Sounders
80%

Top 3 Predictions

New England Revolution NER
0 - 2
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
New England Revolution NER
0 - 1
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
New England Revolution NER
1 - 2
Seattle Sounders FC SOU

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