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  • July 6, 2013
  • • 11:00 PM
  • • BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Referee: H. Grajeda
  • • Attendance: 22500
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MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - Seattle Sounders FC

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders

The most northerly leg of the Cascadia Cup sees the Sounders hop the border to face the Whitecaps.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, Rusin, Leveron, Harvey; Reo-Coker, Davidson; Kobayashi, Sanvezzo, Watson; Miller.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Erik Hurtado (L foot sprain), Andy OʼBrien (R hamstring strain)
Seattle Sounders (4-4-2): Gspurning; Scott, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Carrasco, Alonso, Evans; Martins, Johnson.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Josh Ford (R patella fracture), Steve Zakuani (athletic pubalgia)
 
QUESTIONABLE: Osvaldo Alonso (L quad strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver is in fourth place in the Western Conference, with 26 points from 17 games.
  • Seattle is two points back, with 24 from 15 games, the fewest matches played in MLS. The Sounders occupy seventh place.
  • These teams last met less than a month ago, on June 8. Seattle took that game 3-2 on home turf. Lamar Neagle netted the winning goal.
  • Whitecaps homegrown player Russell Teibert is having a breakout season. The 20-year-old has scored two goals and chipped in with a team-best six assists.
  • Obafemi Martins scored twice against D.C. United on Wednesday to make himself Seattle's leading scorer this season, with six.

Last Five Matches

Whitecaps

  • L
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • W

Head To Head

Whitecaps

Seattle Sounders

Wins
4
1
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
Draw
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
Seattle Sounders FC Seattle Sounders
46%
25%
29%

Top 3 Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
1 - 1
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
2 - 1
Seattle Sounders FC SOU
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
2 - 0
Seattle Sounders FC SOU

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