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  • April 28, 2012
  • • 7:10 PM
  • • Talen Energy Stadium, Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Referee: B. Toledo
  • • Attendance: 18581
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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.

Players to watch

F. Adu

Position: Midfielder

Games: 0

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C. Wondolowski

Position: Attacker

Games: 21

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Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Philadelphia Union

SJ Earthquakes

Wins
2
1
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Philadelphia Union PHI
Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union
Draw
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
San Jose Earthquakes SJ Earthquakes
23%
15%
62%

Top 3 Predictions

Philadelphia Union PHI
2 - 1
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
Philadelphia Union PHI
1 - 3
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
Philadelphia Union PHI
0 - 3
San Jose Earthquakes SJE

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