RSL's sputtering offense comes up against a Vancouver side fresh off a comeback draw against first-placed Dallas and a Canadian Championship final berth.
|Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Borchers, Schuler, Wingert; Gil, Beckerman, Morales, Grabavoy; Saborio, Plata.
OUT: Cole Grossman (Concussion)
QUESTIONABLE: Chris Wingert (R foot fracture)
|Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, O'Brien, Rusin, Rochat; Reo-Coker, Davidson; Koffie, Kobayashi, Camilo; Mattocks.||
OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Corey Hertog (Concussion symptoms)
QUESTIONABLE: Kenny Miller (R hamstring strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Vancouver is currently in seventh place in the Western Conference. RSL is in fifth, the last playoff spot.
- The 'Caps are in a four-way tie for leakiest offense in the conference, with 11 goals allowed.
- RSL is the only team in an MLS playoff spot with a negative goal difference (-2).
- Part of that problem is the fact that the Royals have scored just seven goals, the fewest of any team to occupy one of those positions.
- On Wednesday, Vancouver advanced to the final of the Canadian Championship with a win over FC Edmonton.