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  • October 4, 2011
  • • 8:10 PM
  • • Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
  • Referee: J. Marrufo
  • • Attendance: 25186
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MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Los Angeles Galaxy

MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Los Angeles Galaxy

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The Galaxy can wrap up the Supporters' Shield in a match at Red Bull Arena that was originally postponed due to Hurricane Irene.


PROBABLE LINEUPS
New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Rost; Solli, Keel, Ream, Miller; Richards, Marquez, Tainio, Lindpere; Rodgers, Henry.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Chris Albright (R calf strain); MF Sacir Hot (R knee contusion); MF Carl Robinson (R knee contusion);

QUESTIONABLE: DF Carlos Mendes (R ankle contusion)
LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Saunders; Jordan, Gonzalez, DeLaGarza, Dunivant; Beckham, Juninho, Cardozo, Stephens; Lopez, Cristman.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Sean Alvarado (R knee surgery); DF Gregg Berhalter (R foot sprain); DF Sean Franklin (R knee inflammation); DF Leonardo (R knee surgery);

QUESTIONABLE: MF David Beckham (back spasms); MF Chris Birchall (L hamstring strain); FW Landon Donovan (R quadriceps strain); GK Donovan Ricketts (R quad tightness)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • This game was originally scheduled for Aug. 28, but was postponed because of Hurricane Irene.

  • With their 1-1 draw against Toronto FC last weekend, the Red Bulls slipped into a tie on points with Portland for the tenth and final playoff spot.
  • If the Galaxy win any of their final three league games, or Seattle loses any of its remaining games, the Galaxy will claim the Supporters’ Shield for the second consecutive season.
  • With his goal against Toronto, Thierry Henry moved into second place in the Golden Boot race with 13 goals, one behind Dwayne De Rosario.
  • Robbie Keane and Chris Birchall are away on international duty for LA, while Landon Donovan will miss this match with a quad injury.
  • After missing the team's match against Portland through suspension, Rafael Marquez returned to the lineup against Toronto FC, this time in central midfield instead of defense.
  • LA is one shutout away from tying the MLS record for shutouts in a single season. The Galaxy has 16 this year; the record is 17, set by the Kansas City Wizards in 2000.
  • The Galaxy are the only team in MLS this season without a loss at home.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

New York RB

LA Galaxy

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

New York Red Bulls NY
New York Red Bulls New York RB
Draw
LA Galaxy GAL
LA Galaxy LA Galaxy
30%
25%
45%

Top 3 Predictions

New York Red Bulls NY
1 - 2
LA Galaxy GAL
New York Red Bulls NY
1 - 1
LA Galaxy GAL
New York Red Bulls NY
2 - 1
LA Galaxy GAL

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