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  • April 5, 2013
  • • 8:45 PM
  • • Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kansas
  • Referee: Armando Villarreal
  • • Attendance: 18988
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MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - D.C. United

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

Larry French

With Montreal's scalp in hand, Kansas City looks to re-assert itself as the dominant power in the East.

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

Injury Report:

OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain), Jacob Peterson (R shoulder sprain)  

QUESTIONABLE: C.J. Sapong (lumbar spine strain)
D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Riley, McDonald, Woolard, Korb; Augusto, Kitchen, Pontius, Porter; Ruiz, Pajoy.

Injury Report:

OUT: Nick DeLeon (R hamstring strain), Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), John Thorrington (L medial collateral ligament)

QUESTIONABLE: Dwayne De Rosario (R adductor strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Sporting Kansas City is in third place in the Eastern Conference with a 2-1-2 record and eight points after five matches.
  • D.C. United is 1-2-1, with four points from as many games, putting the capital club in eighth place in the East.
  • With a 2-0 victory over Montreal last week, Sporting ended the Impact's 100 percent record for the season.
  • Sporting head coach Peter Vermes was recently voted into the U.S. Soccer Hall of fame, alongside former U.S. international Joe-Max Moore.
  • Sporting defenders Aurelien Collin and Seth Sinovic are tied with three other players for the league lead in yellow cards, having picked up a trio apiece.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Sporting KC

DC United

Wins
2
1
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Sporting Kansas City SKC
Sporting Kansas City Sporting KC
Draw
DC United DCU
DC United DC United
65%
29%

Top 3 Predictions

Sporting Kansas City SKC
2 - 0
DC United DCU
Sporting Kansas City SKC
1 - 0
DC United DCU
Sporting Kansas City SKC
2 - 1
DC United DCU

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