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  • June 1, 2013
  • • 7:00 PM
  • • Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
  • Referee: J. Gonzalez
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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, top of the Eastern Conference, need a win to safeguard their position at the head of the table.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS

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

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Andre Akpan (R Hamstring Injury), Ruben Bover (Lower Back Injury), Ian Christianson (R Foot Injury), Digao (Heel injury), Peguy Luyindula (L Hamstring Injury)

Vancouver Whitecaps (4-3-3): Cannon; Lee, O'Brien, Rusin, Rochat; Watson, Davidson, Koffie; Teibert, Miller, Sanvezzo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Daigo Kobayashi (L ankle sprain), Kenny Miller (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Both of these teams had matches in their respective national cup competitions this weekend. New York defeated Reading United 2-0 in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup, and Vancouver lost to Montreal in the Canadian Championship final with a 2-2 draw in the second leg.
  • New York has scored 22 goals this season, the most in the Eastern Conference and tied for the highest total in MLS.

  • Vancouver has drawn three straight since its victory over the LA Galaxy on May 11.
  • The Red Bulls have been flagged offside 53 times this season, the most in Major League Soccer.
  • Due to yellow card accumulation, Vancouver midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker will miss this match.

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
66%
20%

Top 3 Predictions

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

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