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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.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Real Salt Lake

Chicago Fire

Wins
1
3
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake
Draw
Chicago Fire FIR
Chicago Fire Chicago Fire
62%
25%

Top 3 Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
1 - 2
Chicago Fire FIR
Real Salt Lake RSL
1 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR
Real Salt Lake RSL
2 - 1
Chicago Fire FIR

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