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  • August 4, 2012
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MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Sporting Kansas City

While New England has faltered recently, Sporting is still looking good for a shot at the playoffs.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
New England Revolution (4-5-1): Reis; Polak, Barnes, McCarthy, Tierney; Rowe, Feilhaber, Nguyen, Simms, Guy; Sene.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Alec Purdie (L ankle sprain); GK Bobby Shuttleworth (L knee sprain); DF A.J. Soares (R hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Diego Fagundez (L ankle sprain); DF Kevin Alston (L hamstring soreness)

PROBABLE: DF Darrius Barnes (L adductor strain)
Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Collin, Besler, Sinovic; Nagamura, Thomas, Zusi; Kamara, Convey, Bunbury.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Korede Aiyegbusi (R knee sprain); DF Cyprian Hedrick (L fibula fracture); GK Jon Kempin (R ankle fracture)

DOUBTFUL: DF Lawrence Olum (L groin strain)

PROBABLE: FW Bobby Convey (L calf strain); MF Graham Zusi (R quad strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Earlier this week, New England traded captain and all-time appearance leader Shalrie Joseph to Chivas USA.
  • This will be the third meeting of the season between the clubs, the second in the past two weeks. They played to a scoreless draw July 21 in Kansas City; Sporting won 3-0 at home on March 17.
  • Sporting Kansas City's Kei Kamara leads MLS in shots taken (86) and shots on target (36).
  • New England leads MLS in most headed goals conceded (11).
  • Despite winning the first seven games it played this season, Sporting has been shut six times in its last 15 matches.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

New England

Sporting KC

Wins
3
0
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

New England Revolution NER
New England Revolution New England
Draw
Sporting Kansas City SKC
Sporting Kansas City Sporting KC
40%
20%
40%

Top 3 Predictions

New England Revolution NER
0 - 2
Sporting Kansas City SKC
New England Revolution NER
2 - 0
Sporting Kansas City SKC
New England Revolution NER
0 - 1
Sporting Kansas City SKC

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