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  • August 10, 2013
  • • 8:00 PM
  • • PPL Park, Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Referee: H. Grajeda
  • • Attendance: 18652
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MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - D.C. United

MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - D.C. United

Drew Hallowell

Coming off a huge U.S. Open Cup win, United looks to keep a modest two-game win streak alive when it visits PPL Park

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Parke, Gaddis; Le Toux, Carroll, Farfan, Cruz; Casey, McInerney.

INJURY REPORT

None

D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Korb, Jakovic, Woolard, Kemp; DeLeon, Jeffrey, Kitchen, Porter; Doyle, De Rosario.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), Lionard Pajoy (hernia surgery), Marcelo Saragosa (L knee pain), Casey Townsend (R foot strain)
 
QUESTIONABLE: Chris Pontius (L leg neural tension), Carlos Ruiz (L hip flexor strain), Michael Seaton (R hip flexor strain), Luis Silva (concussion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • D.C. United advanced to the final of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, with a 2-0 win at the Chicago Fire. It was the team's first road win of the season.
  • The Union's most recent game was also against Chicago, which was a 2-1 loss at PPL Park on Saturday. Mike Magee scored the winner, his league-leading 14th of the season.
  • Philadelphia is in fourth place in the Eastern Conference with 34 points, just four off the pace of conference-leading New York. D.C. is at the foot of the standings with just 13 points.
  • After a hot start which saw him on top of the Golden Boot race with 10 goals, Union striker Jack McInerney has now gone six games without a goal.
  • In just three games with D.C. United, former TFC midfielder Luis Silva has scored three goals, which has made him the team's leading scorer.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Philadelphia Union

DC United

Wins
2
1
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Philadelphia Union PHI
Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union
Draw
DC United DCU
DC United DC United
46%
27%
27%

Top 3 Predictions

Philadelphia Union PHI
2 - 0
DC United DCU
Philadelphia Union PHI
1 - 1
DC United DCU
Philadelphia Union PHI
1 - 4
DC United DCU

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