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  • August 6, 2011
  • • 8:07 PM
  • • PPL Park, Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Referee: T. Vaughn
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MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Houston Dynamo

MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Houston Dynamo

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The Union returns to PPL Park after losing its first home match of the year last weekend against Colorado.


PROBABLE LINEUPS

Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): Mondragon; Williams, Valdes, Califf, Farfan; Paunovic, Carroll, Nakazawa, Mapp; Mwanga, Le Toux.

INJURY REPORT

QUESTIONABLE: FW Levi Houapeu (L ankle strain)

Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Freeman, Hainault, Boswell, Ashe; Moffat, Cameron, Davis, Clark; Ching, Weaver.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Will Bruin (L knee surgery); MF Danny Cruz (R quad strain);

QUESTIONABLE: FW Calen Carr (concussion)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • Philadelphia drew the Fire 1-1 on Wednesday evening, as new signing Pavel Pardo scored the equalizer on his Chicago debut.

  • Houston won 3-1 at home against Seattle last weekend, with Brian Ching scoring two goals.
  • Houston rookie forward Will Bruin will miss 4-6 weeks after knee surgery this week. 
  • The Union started the season undefeated (5-0-4) in league matches at PPL Park before losing 2-1 to Colorado last weekend.
  • Philadelphia's leading scorer Carlos Ruiz has been sold to Veracruz in the Mexican second division.
  • Houston started center-back Bobby Boswell and right back Hunter Freeman for the first time since June 18 in Saturday's win over Seattle. Kofi Sarkodie and Jermaine Taylor made way.

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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
1F. MondragónGoalkeeper
-Carlos Enrique ValdesDefender
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
-Dan CaliffDefender
21Justin MappMidfielder
20Roger TorresMidfielder
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
-Veljko PaunovicStriker
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
-Keon DanielMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
15Stefani MiglioranziMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
-Kyle NakazawaMidfielder
55Danny MwangaStriker
1Tally HallGoalkeeper
-Hunter FreemanDefender
32Bobby BoswellDefender
-Andre HainaultDefender
26Corey AsheDefender
20Geoff CameronDefender
23Colin ClarkMidfielder
11Brad DavisMidfielder
6Adam MoffatMidfielder
-Brian ChingStriker
23Cam WeaverStriker
24Tyler DericGoalkeeper
4Jermaine TaylorDefender
8Kofi SarkodieDefender
-Eddie RobinsonDefender
27Jevaughn WatsonMidfielder
-Jason GareyDefender
-Carlo CostlyStriker

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