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  • May 5, 2012
  • • 9:08 PM
  • • Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah
  • Referee: D. Gantar
  • • Attendance: 18219
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MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - New England Revolution

The Revs face a quick turnaround after helping Matt Reis pick up his 100th MLS win midweek before traveling to Utah, where they haven't won since 2007.

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

INJURY REPORT

DOUBTFUL: FW Cody Arnoux (L adductor strain); MF Nico Muniz (R knee MCL strain)
New England Revolution (4-4-2): Reis; Alston, McCarthy, Soares, Tierney; Nguyen, Joseph, Simms, Feilhaber; Moreno, Sene.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Zak Boggs (R ankle sprain); MF Ryan Guy (R calf tightness); DF Flo Lechner (R foot fifth metatarsal fracture); MF Sainey Nyassi (R hamstring strain); FW Jeremiah White (concussion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • The Revs haven't won in Utah since 2007. RSL won three of those four games, outscoring New England 16-4.
  • New England kept a core of eight players together for four years from 2003-2007. Salt Lake has bested that by keeping 10 players together from 2008 through the present.
  • RSL is second in the West with 19 points from 10 games. New England is fourth in the East with nine points from eight games.
  • Nick Rimando is tied for second in the league with 30 blocks this season. Kyle Beckerman is tied for first with four yellow cards.
  • Matt Reis earned his 100th win midweek thanks to a 2-1 result over the Colorado Rapids. He is only the sixth goalkeeper to rack up triple digits in MLS wins.

Players to watch

J. Morales

Position: Midfielder

Games: 30

  • 9
  • 6
  • 0

S. Sène

Position: Attacker

Games: 10

  • 1
  • 1
  • 0

Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Real Salt Lake

New England

Wins
3
2
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake
Draw
New England Revolution NER
New England Revolution New England
50%
36%

Top 3 Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
3 - 1
New England Revolution NER
Real Salt Lake RSL
1 - 1
New England Revolution NER
Real Salt Lake RSL
2 - 3
New England Revolution NER

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