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  • October 12, 2011
  • • 10:05 PM
  • • BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Referee: H. Grajeda
  • • Attendance: 17288
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MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - D.C. United

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - D.C. United

The Whitecaps will look for their second straight win at their new stadium when they host D.C. United, which could be without Dwayne De Rosario.


PROBABLE LINEUPS
Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-4-2): Cannon, Leathers, DeMerit, Rochat, Harvey, Chiumiento, Vagenas, Koffie, Camilo, Hassli, Jarju.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Atiba Harris (R knee surgery); DF Jonathan Leathers (R hamstring strain); GK Brian Sylvestre (L knee surgery); MF Russell Teibert (R toe laceration)

PROBABLE: MF John Thorrington (L groin strain)

D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid, Korb, Woolard, Kitchen, Burch; Simms, Najar, King, Quaranta, Davies, Wolff.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Branko Boskovic (L ACL tear); MF Chris Pontius (R tibia fracture); DF Jed Zayner (L knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE:
DF Dejan Jakovic (R hamstring strain); PROBABLE: DF Ethan White (L MCL sprain)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver snapped a three-game winning streak with a 3-0 win over Real Salt Lake at BC Place, the team's new home.

  • The Whitecaps have 25 points from 31 matches, which puts them in ninth place in the Western Conference.
  • The Whitecaps' win last Thursday marked the club's fifth clean sheet of the season and the first in five games.
  • D.C. United suffered a 2-1 loss to the Columbus Crew on the road on Oct. 2. It was the club's second straight loss for the first time since the second and third games of the season.
  • The matchup in Vancouver will be United's final road game of the season.
  • De Rosario is not expected to play for D.C. due to international commitments. The star midfielder played in Canada's meeting against Puerto Rico on Tuesday.

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Available Squads
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
4Alain RochatDefender
6Jay DeMeritDefender
-Carlyle MitchellDefender
2Jordan HarveyDefender
12Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
16Nizar KhalfanMidfielder
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
23Long TanStriker
18Jay NollyGoalkeeper
2Michael BoxallDefender
33Peter VagenasMidfielder
29Eric HassliStriker
17Omar SalgadoStriker
36Mustapha Alasan JarjuStriker
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
28Bill HamidGoalkeeper
4Marc BurchDefender
14Brandon McDonaldDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
24Daniel WoolardDefender
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
14A. NajarMidfielder
-Stephen KingMidfielder
13Austin da LuzMidfielder
-Josh WolffStriker
-Blake BrettschneiderStriker
-Joe WillisGoalkeeper
15Ethan WhiteDefender
-Kurt MorsinkMidfielder
-Santino QuarantaStriker
-Clyde SimmsMidfielder
-Joseph Ngwenya
9Charlie DaviesStriker

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