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  • September 10, 2011
  • • 7:40 PM
  • • Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
  • Referee: T. Vaughn
  • • Attendance: 19684
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MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Vancouver Whitecaps

MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Vancouver Whitecaps

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The Red Bulls are in dire need of all three points when they welcome the league's bottom team to Red Bull Arena.


PROBABLE LINEUPS

New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Coundoul; Albright, Marquez, Ream, Mendes; Lindpere, Ballouchy, McCarty, Richards; Henry, Agudelo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Luke Rodgers (plantar fasciitis); MF Carl Robinson (R knee contusion); GK Frank Rost (R quadriceps tear)

Vancouver Whitecaps (4-4-2): Cannon; Leathers, Boxall, DeMerit, Harvey; Thorrington, Koffie, Vagenas, Chiumiento; Hassli, Camilo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Atiba Harris (R knee surgery); GK Brian Sylvestre (L knee strain);

DOUBTFUL: MF Russell Teibert (R rib contusion);

QUESTIONABLE: MF John Thorrington (L groin strain); MF Davide Chiumiento (illness)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • The Red Bulls' haven't played since Aug. 20 due to Hurricane Irene forcing the cancellation of their match against the Galaxy on Aug. 28.
  • Shea Salinas scored his first Whitecaps goal in the team's last match, a 1-0 home victory against Houston on Aug. 27.

  • New York will be without midfielder Teemu Tainio for this match due to card accumulation, and will also be missing left back Roy Miller, who was injured in Costa Rica’s friendly against Ecuador this week and is expected to be out for two to three weeks.
  • The Whitecaps have the lowest point total in the league with 21 points from 26 matches.
  • The Red Bulls could welcome back forward Luke Rodgers in this match. He's been out with a heel injury since July 6.
  • Eric Hassli and Camilo have done the bulk of the goal-scoring for Vancouver this year. Hassli has 10 and Camilo has eight, while the next highest total on the team belongs to Alain Rochat and Atiba Harris, who have two each.

Players to watch

J. Lindpere

Position: Midfielder

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E. Hassli

Position: Attacker

Games: 0

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Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Whitecaps

  • L
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • W

Head To Head

New York RB

Whitecaps

Wins
0
3
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

New York Red Bulls NY
New York Red Bulls New York RB
Draw
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
71%
22%

Top 3 Predictions

New York Red Bulls NY
2 - 1
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
New York Red Bulls NY
2 - 0
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
New York Red Bulls NY
4 - 0
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI

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