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  • May 5, 2013
  • • 5:00 PM
  • • Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kansas
  • Referee: B. Toledo
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MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - Chivas USA

MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - Chivas USA

Al Messerschmidt

After a high-scoring loss to Portland last week, Sporting KC welcomes Chivas USA, which hasn't beaten SKC in the last four attempts.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Collin, Besler, Sinovic; Nagamura, Rosell, Feilhaber; Zusi, Bieler, Sapong.

Injury Report:

OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain)
Chivas USA (3-5-2): Kennedy; de Luna, Velazquez, Burling; Avila, Mejia, Alvarez, Iraheta, Villafaña; Bowen, Correa.

Injury Report:

OUT: Juan Agudelo (L hamstring strain), Miller Bolaños (L hamstring strain), Walter Vilchez (L knee MCL sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: Jose Correa (L Quad Strain), Oswaldo Minda (R quad strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Chivas USA hasn't defeated Kansas City in the last four attempts. Sporting Kansas City has won the last three times it played the Goats away.
  • Chance Myers scored the first two goals of his MLS career in a 3-2 loss to the Portland Timbers last week. Myers joined the league as the No. 1 SuperDraft pick in 2008.
  • The Goats drew 2-2 with the San Jose Earthquakes last week to stop a two-game losing skid.
  • Tristan Bowen scored in that match, his first MLS goal since 2010
  • Sporting KC is in a three-way tie for second in the Eastern Conference with 14 points from nine games. Chivas USA is tied for fourth in the West, on 11 points.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Sporting KC

Chivas USA

Wins
4
1
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Sporting Kansas City SKC
Sporting Kansas City Sporting KC
Draw
CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
75%
25%

Top 3 Predictions

Sporting Kansas City SKC
1 - 2
CD Chivas USA CHI
Sporting Kansas City SKC
3 - 1
CD Chivas USA CHI
Sporting Kansas City SKC
1 - 0
CD Chivas USA CHI

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