Shalrie Joseph has returned to the New England Revolution and will join the team for today’s match against Toronto FC. Joseph’s absence left the Revs in a difficult bind; without him they have been winless in their last six league matches. ASN’s Hank Alexandre has full coverage.
No rest for the productive. The Columbus Crew visit the Kansas City Wizards after a midweek victory at Red Bull Arena. The visitors bring a three game winning streak into CommunityAmerica Ballpark, while the home side is winless in their last five. One of those streaks will end. Which one will it be? Nate Brinson provides a preview of the affair.
Further west, Jason Kreis’ Real Salt Lake squad looks to keep the momentum going against Chivas USA. It was last week’s result — a 3-1 win over the Dynamo — that gave Real a surge of confidence. “It was huge – biggest game of the season for us so far,” said captain Kyle Beckerman. Kali Korbis reports from Salt Lake City.