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  • September 1, 2012
  • • 10:30 PM
  • • Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah
  • Referee: S. Petrescu
  • • Attendance: 20334
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MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - D.C. United

Last year D.C. reversed a run of five winless encounters against RSL and this time must try to overcome a five-game road losing streak.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Borchers, Watson-Siriboe, Wingert; Grabavoy, Beckerman, Morales, Johnson; Espindola, Saborio.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: GK Lalo Fernandez (R wrist fracture); DF Kenny Mansally (L knee MCL sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Jamison Olave (L hamstring strain)

PROBABLE: FW Fabian Espindola (R groin tightness); DF Chris Schuler (L foot bone bruise)
D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Najar, Jakovic, McDonald, Korb; Pontius, Kitchen, Saragosa, DeLeon; De Rosario, Pajoy.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Lance Rozeboom (L knee ACL tear); DF Daniel Woolard (concussion-like symptoms)

PROBABLE: FW Maicon Santos (R toe soreness); DF Robbie Russell (L plantar fasciitis)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • D.C. is currently on a 13-match home unbeaten streak, a club record. However, United has lost five games in a row on the road.
  • D.C. United is tied for fourth in the East, but is only two points behind Salt Lake, which is tied for second in the West.
  • Last week, Nick Rimando recorded his 60th clean sheet for RSL in the 0-0 draw with the Philadelphia Union.
  • Alvaro Saborio is tied for second in the league with 14 goals this season.
  • D.C. beat RSL last September, a first United win in this fixture since 2008, a run of five games.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Real Salt Lake

DC United

Wins
2
1
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake
Draw
DC United DCU
DC United DC United
66%
17%
17%

Top 3 Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
1 - 1
DC United DCU
Real Salt Lake RSL
3 - 0
DC United DCU
Real Salt Lake RSL
1 - 0
DC United DCU

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