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  • June 8, 2013
  • • 10:30 PM
  • • CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
  • Referee: H. Grajeda
  • • Attendance: 53679
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MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Canada Soccer / Frid

The two Cascadia rivals scramble for points to crack into the playoff spots in the Western Conference.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Scott, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Carrasco, Rose, Martinez; Martins, Neagle.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Osvaldo Alonso (L adductor strain), Ashani Fairclough (L adductor strain), Steve Zakuani (abdominal strain)
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-4-2): Knighton; Lee, O'Brien, Leveron, Harvey; Davidson, Kobayashi; Teibert, Camilo, Watson; Miller.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Brad Rusin (L calf strain), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver has never beaten Seattle in MLS. The Sounders have won two and drawn three in five meetings.
  • The Whitecaps won on the road for the first time this year, coming from behind in a 2-1 result over the New York Red Bulls.
  • Seattle is sixth in the West. Vancouver is two points back in seventh.
  • Obafemi Martins has scored four goals in the last seven games, leading to five Seattle wins.
  • Shalrie Joseph is suspended for this match. Martins, however, is available after his red card was rescinded.
  • The Whitecaps parted ways with Alain Rochat, sending the versatile midfielder/defender to D.C. United in exchange for two draft picks Thursday. He had started 11 of 12 games this season.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Seattle Sounders

Vancouver Whitecaps

Wins
3
0
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Seattle Sounders FC SOU
Seattle Sounders FC Seattle Sounders
Draw
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Vancouver Whitecaps
45%
32%
23%

Top 3 Predictions

Seattle Sounders FC SOU
2 - 2
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
2 - 1
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
1 - 2
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI

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