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  • August 13, 2011
  • • 4:05 PM
  • • CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
  • Referee: K. Stott
  • • Attendance: 36364
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MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders - Chivas USA

MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders - Chivas USA

Peter Aiken

Both teams are looking to keep momentum going after narrow road victories last week.


PROBABLE LINEUPS

Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Keller; Riley, Parke, Scott, Wahl; Rosales, Alonso, Friberg, Fernandez; Levesque, Montero.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: GK Terry Boss (concussion); MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture);

QUESTIONABLE: DF Jhon Kennedy Hurtado (knee MCL sprain); MF Brad Evans (hamstring strain)

Chivas USA (4-3-2-1): Kennedy; Jazic, Umana, Pearce, Valentin; Flores, Elliott, Courtois; Moreno, LaBrocca; Braun.

INJURY REPORT

DOUBTFUL: DF Jimmy Conrad (concussion)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • Seattle ended Sporting Kansas City's 14-game unbeaten streak last weekend in dramatic fashion, as Mauro Rosales and Lamar Neagle scored after the 90th minute in a 2-1 away victory.
  • Chivas USA was led by a Alejandro Moreno double in a 3-2 win at New England on Saturday.

  • Brad Evans, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado and O’Brian White all played 45 minutes in a reserve division game on Tuesday, and all three could return for the Sounders in this match after lengthy absences.
  • The match marks the third game in the Goats' five-game road swing. The team is currently 1-1-0 on the trip.
  • Sounders boss Sigi Schmid became the first coach in league history to reach the 150 victory mark in last week's win at Kansas City.
  • After reports had them on the verge of signing Freddy Adu, Chivas lost out on the American midfielder Thursday, as he has reportedly landed with the Philadelphia Union.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Seattle Sounders

Chivas USA

Wins
5
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Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Seattle Sounders FC SOU
Seattle Sounders FC Seattle Sounders
Draw
CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
85%
15%

Top 3 Predictions

Seattle Sounders FC SOU
2 - 1
CD Chivas USA CHI
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
3 - 1
CD Chivas USA CHI
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
1 - 1
CD Chivas USA CHI

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