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  • July 3, 2013
  • • 10:00 PM
  • • CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
  • Referee: A. Chapman
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MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - D.C. United

MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - D.C. United

Otto Greule Jr

United will look to get its struggling campaign going, but a long journey to Seattle after a weekend match will make things tough

  PROBABLE LINEUPS

Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Scott, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Carrasco, Neagle, Evans; Martins, Johnson.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture), Steve Zakuani (abdominal strain)
 
QUESTIONABLE: Osvaldo Alonso (L adductor strain)

D.C. United (4-4-2): Willis; Korb, White, Woolard, Rochat; DeLeon, Kitchen, Thorrington, Porter; Pontius, De Rosario.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Dejan Jakovic (L adductor strain), Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction)

QUESTIONABLE: Sainey Nyassi (R ankle sprain), Ethan White (L hip flexor strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • D.C. United's miserable season continued Saturday, as the team lost 1-0 at home to Vancouver. The squad is in dead last in MLS, with just nine points from 17 games.

  • Seattle hasn't played since June 22, when it dropped a 2-0 decision at Real Salt Lake.
  • Obafemi Martins, Eddie Johnson and Lamar Neagle are all tied for the Seattle team lead in goals with four each.
  • Each team will be missing a player for the Gold Cup: Seattle will be without Mario Martinez (Honduras), while DCU goalkeeper Bill Hamid will be with the United States.
  • D.C. United has not scored a MLS goal from open play since a 1-1 draw with Sporting KC on May 19 -- a span of more than six games.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Seattle Sounders

DC United

Wins
3
2
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Seattle Sounders FC SOU
Seattle Sounders FC Seattle Sounders
Draw
DC United DCU
DC United DC United
49%
38%

Top 3 Predictions

Seattle Sounders FC SOU
3 - 1
DC United DCU
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
4 - 1
DC United DCU
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
0 - 5
DC United DCU

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