MLS Previews for Aug. 28-29

MLS Previews (Aug. 28-29)

Saturday, Aug. 28, 4:00 pm ET/1:00 pm PT

NEW ENGLAND (5-9-8, 23 pts) vs. D.C. UNITED (6-8-8, 26 pts)

TV: ESPN2.

Key Players Out:

New England - MD Clint Dempsey (broken jaw), DF Carlos Llamosa (L knee sprain), FW Joe-Max Moore (R knee sprain), GK Kyle Singer (R shoulder sprain).

D.C. United - FW Thiago Martins (L knee surgery), FW Eliseo Quintanilla (R fractured fibula), FW Santino Quaranta (adductor surgery), DF Ryan Nelsen (abdominal surgery).

Referee: Terry Vaughn.

Saturday, Aug. 28, 8:30 pm ET/7:30 pm CT/5:30 pm PT

DALLAS (8-9-5, 29 pts) vs. CHICAGO (5-9-8, 23 pts)

TV: Fox Sports World, Fox Sports En Espanol, Fox Sports Chicago.

Direct Kick: DirecTV - 794; Dish Net - 462; InDemand.

Key Players Out:

Dallas - none.

Chicago - FW Ante Razov (R ankle bone spur).

Referee: Ricardo Valenzuela.

Saturday, Aug. 29, 10:00 pm ET/8:00 pm CT/7:00 pm PT

SAN JOSE (8-7-6, 30 pts) vs. COLORADO (8-7-8, 32 pts)

TV: HDNet.

Key Players Out:

San Jose - DF Chris Roner (R ankle surgery), FW Jamil Walker (hip sprain), GK Steve Cronin (R hamstring strain), DF Ryan Cochrane (red card suspension).

Colorado - FW Jean-Philippe Peguero (abdominal strain), DF Jeff Stewart (R knee), FW Zizi Roberts (R knee swelling).

Referee: Baldomero Toledo.

Sunday, Aug. 29, 6:00 pm ET/3:00 pm PT

METROSTARS (9-8-5, 32 pts) vs. COLUMBUS (7-5-9, 30 pts)

TV: UPN-Ohio.

Direct Kick: DirecTV - 794; Dish Net - 462; InDemand.

Key Players Out:

Metrostars - MD Michael Bradley (R foot stress fracture), MD Gilberto Flores (L ankle ruptured tendon), MD Mark Lisi (R ankle sprain).

Columbus - DF Stephen Herdsman (L groin strain).

Referee: Jair Marrufo.

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