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  • August 11, 2012
  • • 8:40 PM
  • • Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kansas
  • Referee: E. Jurisevic
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MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - D.C. United

MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - D.C. United

Drew Hallowell

Fresh off its exhilarating U.S. Open Cup win, Sporting welcomes D.C. United to LIVESTRONG Sporting Park

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Sporting Kansas City (4-2-3-1): Nielsen; Myers, Olum, Besler, Sinovich; Cesar, Nagamura; Kamara, Zusi, Espinoza; Sapong.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Cyprian Hedrick (L fibula fracture); GK Jon Kempin (R ankle fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Peterson Joseph (L hamstring strain); DF Chance Myers (R groin strain); FW Jacob Peterson (R shoulder sprain); FW C.J. Sapong (R hip flexor strain)

PROBABLE: DF Lawrence Olum (L groin strain)
D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Korb, McDonald, Dudar, Woolard; DeLeon, Kitchen, Boskovic, Pontius; De Rosario, Tan.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Lance Rozeboom (L knee ACL tear); DF Robbie Russell (L plantar fasciitis); DF Daniel Woolard (concussion-like symptoms)

PROBABLE: FW Dwayne De Rosario (L shoulder soreness)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Sporting Kansas City won the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, defeating three-time holders Seattle Sounders in a penalty shootout.
  • D.C. United’s Chris Pontius scored his 10th goal of the season – tied for fifth in the MLS Golden Boot standings – to give his team a 1-0 win against Columbus last weekend. Pontius has scored five goals in the last six games, all but two United have scored since June 16.
  • D.C. United hasn’t won in Kansas City since a 1-0 victory on July 4, 2007, a span of five visits.
  • On July 29, D.C. United midfielder Andy Najar and Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza combined to set up Honduras’ goal, scored by New England Revolution striker Jerry Bengtson, in the country’s 1-0 upset over Spain in the Olympic men’s soccer tournament.
  • Dwayne De Rosario's 10 assists on the year has him tied for most in MLS, and marks his first double-digit assist season since 2007.

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Available Squads
1Jimmy NielsenGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
5Matt BeslerDefender
-Neven MarkovicDefender
78Aurellien CollinDefender
6Paulo NagamuraMidfielder
8Graham ZusiStriker
-Michael ThomasMidfielder
-R. EspinozaMidfielder
10Teal BunburyStriker
-Kei KamaraStriker
18Eric KronbergGoalkeeper
3Olukorede AiyegbusiDefender
7Chance MyersDefender
-Julio CésarMidfielder
-Oriol RosellStriker
17C.J. SapongStriker
22Soony SaadStriker
28Bill HamidGoalkeeper
14Brandon McDonaldDefender
-Emiliano Ariel DudarDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
-Mike ChabalaDefender
-Kurt MorsinkMidfielder
27Branko BoškovićMidfielder
13Chris PontiusMidfielder
14A. NajarMidfielder
14Nick DeLeonMidfielder
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
23Long TanStriker
-Joe WillisGoalkeeper
-Dejan JakovicDefender
15Ethan WhiteDefender
44Danny CruzMidfielder
55Marcelo SaragosaMidfielder
24Lewis NealMidfielder
-Josh WolffStriker

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