MLS Preview: D.C. United - Chivas USA

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  PROBABLE LINEUPS

D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Najar, McDonald, Jakovic, Korb; DeLeon, Kitchen, Boskovic, Pontius; Pajoy, Santos.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Lance Rozeboom (L knee ACL tear); DF Daniel Woolard (concussion-like symptoms); MF Stephen King (inguinal hernia repair); FW Josh Wolff (lower back disc herniation); MF Dwayne De Rosario (L knee MCL sprain)

PROBABLE: MF Marcelo Saragosa (L hamstring strain)

Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; McKenzie, Valencia, Califf, Jazic; Smith, Zemanski, LaBrocca, Bolanos; Townsend, Agudelo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: GK Tim Melia (lower back)

PROBABLE: FW Juan Pablo Angel (Achilles strain)

  DID YOU KNOW?

  • D.C. has beaten the Goats on the past two RFK encounters. Chivas USA claimed the previous two.

  • Lewis Neal scored his first MLS goal in a 2-1 win over the New England Revolution last week and a Lionard Pajoy goal stood up in a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Union midweek to push United up to fourth in the East.

  • Chivas USA is mired at the bottom of the Western Conference.

  • In four seasons with the New York Red Bulls, Juan Pablo Angel scored 58 goals. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2011 (first with the Galaxy and then with Chivas), he has scored 14.

  • Shalrie Joseph, Oscar Minda and James Riley are suspended for this match.
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