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  • April 28, 2012
  • • 7:10 PM
  • • PPL Park, Chester, Pennsylvania
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MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - San Jose Earthquakes

The slow-starting Union's recent good form will be put to the test against the top team in the Western Conference.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Gaddis, Califf, Valdes, Lopez; M. Farfan, Gomez, Carroll, Adu; Pajoy, Mwanga.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Roger Torres (L knee menisectomy/MCL sprain/bone contusion); FW Krystian Witkowski (concussion)

DOUBTFUL: DF Gabriel Farfan (L hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Sheanon Williams (L knee MCL sprain)

PROBABLE: DF Danny Califf (L hamstring strain); GK Chris Konopka (L wrist sprain)
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Opara, Hernandez, Morrow; Moreno, Cronin, Baca, Dawkins; Stephenson, Wondolowski.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Victor Bernardez (L knee MCL sprain); MF Joey Gjertsen (R knee surgery); FW Alan Gordon (L hamstring strain); MF Cesar Diaz Pizarro (R hamstring strain); MF Shea Salinas (L clavicle fracture); DF Tim Ward (L non-specific soft tissue injury)

DOUBTFUL: DF Ramiro Corrales (R calf strain)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Ike Opara (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Chris Wondolowski is tied with Thierry Henry for the MLS lead in goals with eight.
  • The Union haven't been scored on in 334 minutes, last allowing a goal on March 24 to Chicago's Dominic Oduro.
  • With his team's 3-1 win against Real Salt Lake, Earthquakes coach Frank Yallop became the sixth MLS head coach to win 100 games.
  • The Union will be missing a number of faces in this game through suspension. Gabriel Farfan and Keon Daniel received red cards against Chivas USA, and head coach Peter Nowak was suspended for leaving his technical area and entering the field of play.
  • Union Designated Player Freddy Adu recorded his first goal of the season last week against Chivas USA.

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Available Squads
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
22Carlos Enrique ValdesDefender
-Dan CaliffDefender
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
-G. GómezMidfielder
30Freddy AduStriker
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
-L. PajoyStriker
16Kai HerdlingStriker
-C. HarrisonGoalkeeper
3Chris AlbrightDefender
27Zach PfefferMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
55Danny MwangaStriker
17 Josué MartínezStriker
23Cristhian HernandezStriker
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
2Justin MorrowDefender
21Jason HernandezDefender
33Steven BeitashourDefender
3Ike OparaDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
9Khari StephensonMidfielder
-T. MorenoMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
-Simon DawkinsStriker
-David BinghamGoalkeeper
5Brad RingMidfielder
-Jean AlexandreMidfielder
-Marvin ChávezMidfielder
17Sam GarzaStriker
10Sercan GüvenisikStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker
Players to Watch
Freddy Adu
Freddy Adu
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 30
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
Chris Wondolowski
Chris Wondolowski
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 8
Games Goals YC RC
10 6 0 0
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