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MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - New England Revolution

MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - New England Revolution

Mike Stobe

The Red Bulls have been off and on this season, but New England has had trouble scoring, despite boasting the league's stingiest defense.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Robles; Barklage, Olave, Holgersson, Pearce; Alexander, McCarty, Cahill, Steele; Henry, Espindola.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Ryan Meara (hip surgery recovery)

QUESIONABLE: Tim Cahill (L calf injury), Fabian Espindola (L hamstring Injury), Thierry Henry (L MCL Sprain), Connor Lade (heel injury), Peguy Luyindula (L hamstring injury)
New England Revolution (4-4-1-1): Reis; Farrell, Soares, Goncalves, Tierney; Nguyen, Cisse, Simms, Smith; Toja; Bengtson.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Kevin Alston (illness) - DL, Chad Barrett (L hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Matt Reis (L knee inflamation), Saer Sene (L ACL tear), Juan Toja (L knee irritation)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • New England has scored just one goal this season, the fewest of any team in MLS. It also has the stingiest defense, having allowed just two.
  • Despite the lack of goals, New England has collected five points from as many games, good enough to be off the bottom of the Eastern Conference in eighth place.
  • This will be New York's third game in the space of a week. The Red Bulls beat D.C. United at RFK on Saturday before losing at home to Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday.
  • Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry has taken 32 shots so far this season, more than any other player in MLS.
  • New York midfielder Juninho will be suspended for this match after picking up a red card against Sporting Kansas City for deliberately kicking a dead ball at opposing goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen.

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31L. RoblesGoalkeeper
44Heath PearceDefender
-Marcus HolgerssonDefender
7R. MillerDefender
11Dax McCartyMidfielder
12Eric AlexanderMidfielder
17Tim CahillMidfielder
22Jonathan SteeleMidfielder
26Brandon BarklageMidfielder
9Fabian EspindolaStriker
14Thierry HenryStriker
24Santiago CastanoGoalkeeper
4Jamison OlaveDefender
16Connor LadeDefender
27Kosuke KimuraDefender
10Lloyd SamMidfielder
13Marius ObekopMidfielder
9Andre AkpanStriker
22Bobby ShuttleworthGoalkeeper
2Andrew FarrellDefender
5AJ SoaresDefender
23José GonçalvesDefender
4Kalifa CisséMidfielder
8Chris TierneyDefender
11Kelyn RoweMidfielder
12Andy DormanMidfielder
24Lee NguyenMidfielder
14Diego FagundezStriker
27J. BengtsonStriker
-Luis SoffnerGoalkeeper
15Stephen McCarthyMidfielder
25Darrius BarnesDefender
8Juan Carlos TojaMidfielder
-Ryan GuyStriker
-Clyde SimmsMidfielder
39Saer SeneStriker

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