PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 21: Aurelien Collin #78 of the Sporting KC goes after a ball during the second half of the game against the Portland Timbers at Jeld-Wen Field on April 21, 2012 in Portland, Oregon. The Timbers won the game 1-0.(Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)
7-1-0, 21 pts, First in the Eastern Conference
2-5-2, 8 pts, T-6th in the Eastern Conference
Seth Sinovic is out with a broken hand, so Michael Harrington will start. On the other side, former SKC captain Davy Arnaud returns to Kansas City for the first time since being traded in the off-season.off a loss for the first time this season, but had two weeks to digest it with their bye last week.
The Impact are coming off a draw in the first leg of the Canadian Championship with Toronto. In MLS play, they just beat Portland 2-0 to move slightly up the Eastern Conference standing into the clustered middle of the pack.