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  • August 10, 2013
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  • • PPL Park, Chester, Pennsylvania
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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.

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Available Squads
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
33FabinhoDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
-Keon DanielMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
6Conor CaseyStriker
9Jack McInerneyStriker
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
-Matt KasselMidfielder
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
-KlebersonMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
12Aaron WheelerStriker
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
28Bill HamidGoalkeeper
26James RileyDefender
15Ethan WhiteDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
33Taylor KempDefender
17Conor ShanoskyMidfielder
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
25Jared JeffreyMidfielder
27Collin MartinMidfielder
19Kyle PorterStriker
30Conor DoyleStriker
-Joe WillisGoalkeeper
-Dejan JakovicDefender
24Daniel WoolardDefender
14Dwayne De RosarioMidfielder
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
29Michael SeatonStriker

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