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Quick look at Sounders @ New England

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on Sep. 3, 2010 at 3:53 pm with No Comments »
September 4, 2010 7:55 am

SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC (9-8-5; 32 pts.)
at NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION (6-12-3; 21 pts.)
4:30 p.m. Saturday, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.
KONG 6/16.
RADIO: 97.3 FM (1210 AM in Spanish).
HEAD TO HEAD: Seattle is 1-2-0 vs. New England. However, after being swept last season, the Sounders took a 3-0 win over the Revs on June 5 at Qwest Field.
TEAM LEADERS: For Seattle – G 10, Fredy Montero; A 9, Montero; S 70, Montero; SOG 30, Montero; GAA 1.16, Kasey Keller. For New England – G 5 Marco Petrovic and Zack Schilawski; A 4, Kheli Dube and Shalrie Joseph; S 27, Petrovic; SOG 14, Petrovic; GAA 1.63, Matt Reis.
NOTES: New England has lost three straight league matches; Seattle is unbeaten over its last seven, a franchise record. … New England is 5-4-2 at home, Seattle is 3-4-3 away. … These are the only MLS clubs with artificial turf on their home pitches. … All three New England goals against Seattle have been scored by Shalrie Joseph. No MLS player has more goals against the Sounders. … Montero has scored (nine) or assisted (seven) on 16 of the last 19 goals scored by Seattle. … Sounders defender James Riley played his first three pro seasons with the Revs. … New England defender Cory Gibbs is out due to disciplinary suspension. New England’s Marko Perovic and Seattle’s Tyrone Marshall are each one caution away from a one-game suspension. … Former USL Sounders goalkeeper Preston Burpo has started 11 games for the Revs, but he is out with a right leg fracture. … The referee is Silviu Petrescu.
NEXT: Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m. Thursday, Qwest Field; ESPN2.

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