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  • May 25, 2013
  • • 9:00 PM
  • • Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah
  • Referee: C. Penso
  • • Attendance: 18293
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MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - Chicago Fire

MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - Chicago Fire

George Frey

Second in the West hosts the team tied for second from bottom in the East with three points on offer in Utah.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Borchers, Schuler, Wingert; Gil, Beckerman, Morales, Grabavoy; Plata, Sandoval.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Rich Balchan (L shoulder separation), Cole Grossman (Concussion), Alvaro Saborio (R quad tear)

QUESTIONABLE: Nat Borchers (influenza), Robbie Findley (L knee hyperextension), Olmes Garcia (R adductor strain)
Chicago Fire (4-5-1): Johnson; Anibaba, Soumare, Berry, Segares; Rolfe, Pause, Lindpere, Larentowicz, Duka; Nyarko.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Arne Friedrich (L Hamstring Tightness), Steven Kinney (R quad strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Hunter Jumper (R groin strain), Daniel Paladini (L calf inflammation), Victor Pineda (R ankle sprain), Maicon Santos (L knee hyperextension)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • RSL hasn't scored on Chicago for three consecutive games, two goalless draws and a 3-0 loss.
  • The Fire haven't scored in 277 straight minutes heading into this match.
  • Ned Grabavoy scored two goals in a match for the first time in his career in Salt Lake's 4-1 win over Chivas USA. Grabavoy's first regular season goals since 2010 came days after his wife gave birth to twins.
  • The win nudged Real up to second in the Western Conference, with 20 points. Chicago has seven points.
  • Wells Thompson is suspended for this match.

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Available Squads
18Nick RimandoGoalkeeper
2Tony Beltran Defender
6Nat BorchersDefender
16Carlos SalcedoDefender
17Chris WingertDefender
5Kyle BeckermanMidfielder
11Javier MoralesMidfielder
20Ned GrabavoyMidfielder
21Luis GilMidfielder
8Joao PlataStriker
10Robbie FindleyStriker
12Josh SaundersGoalkeeper
4Aaron MaundDefender
29K. MansallyStriker
-Yordany Alvarez OropezaMidfielder
9Khari StephensonMidfielder
26Juan Sebastián VelásquezMidfielder
15A. SaboríoStriker
25Sean JohnsonGoalkeeper
4Jalil AnibabaDefender
13Gonzalo SegaresDefender
4Austin BerryDefender
4Bakary SoumareDefender
11Dilly DukaMidfielder
12Logan PauseMidfielder
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Joel LindpereMidfielder
14Patrick NyarkoStriker
18Chris RolfeStriker
70Paolo TornaghiGoalkeeper
3Hunter JumperDefender
19Corben BoneMidfielder
-Michael VideiraMidfielder
7AlexMidfielder
15Sherjill MacDonaldStriker
24Quincy AmarikwaStriker

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