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  • August 18, 2012
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MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders - Vancouver Whitecaps

MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders - Vancouver Whitecaps

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The latest round of the always hotly-contested Cascadia Cup sees Vancouver travel South, playing for pride and playoff position against Seattle.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Scott, Hurtado, Parke, Gonzalez; Rosales, Rose, Alonso, Caskey; Johnson, Montero.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Babayele Sodade (R knee ACL tear); FW David Estrada (L foot fracture)
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, O'Brien, Harvey, Rochat; Koffie, Davidson; Richards, Robson, Sanvezzo; Robson.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

DOUBTFUL: DF Jay DeMerit (concussion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver will have to be without defender Martin Bonjour for this match, who is suspended after yellow card accumulation.
  • The Sounders have the best winning percentage in MLS when scoring the first goal, having gone 10-0-1 for a .955 mark.
  • These two teams are meeting for the second time this season. Seattle’s Fredy Montero scored the tying goal in the 90th minute to dash Vancouver's hopes and earn a 2-2 draw on May 19 at BC Place.
  • Sounders midfielder Mauro Rosales has assisted on each of teammate Eddie Johnson’s last four goals.
  • Darren Mattocks recorded his first MLS assist in Vancouver’s 2-1 win against Real Salt Lake, to go with his six goals, which lead all rookies.

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81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
5Adam JohanssonDefender
-L. GonzálezDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
6Osvaldo AlonsoMidfielder
7Eddie JohnsonStriker
7Mauro RosalesStriker
12Alex CaskeyMidfielder
8Christian TiffertMidfielder
29Josh FordGoalkeeper
6Patrick IanniDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
7Steve ZakuaniMidfielder
5Andy RoseMidfielder
17Fredy MonteroStriker
26S. OchoaStriker
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
4Alain RochatDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
-Carlyle MitchellDefender
40Andy O'BrienDefender
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
9Kenny MillerStriker
-Dane RichardsStriker
11Darren MattocksStriker
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
23Atiba HarrisStriker
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
17Michael NanchoffMidfielder
29Matthew WatsonMidfielder
31Russell TeibertMidfielder

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