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Wednesday at 10 p.m., Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah. TV: The Comcast Network. Records: Union, 7-5-5, 26 points; Salt Lake, 10-5-3, 33 points.

Wednesday at 10 p.m., Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah.

TV: The Comcast Network.

Records: Union, 7-5-5, 26 points; Salt Lake, 10-5-3, 33 points.

Union on the road: 3-3-2.

Salt Lake at home: 6-1-2.

Goals for: Union 27, Salt Lake 27.

Goals against: Union 26, Salt Lake 16.

Last MLS outing: The Union played visiting FC Dallas to a 2-2 draw on Saturday. Salt Lake won, 1-0, at Toronto FC on Saturday.

About the Union: Jack McInerney, the Union's 10-goal scorer, will miss the game while he is away with the U.S. Gold Cup team, and midfielder Keon Daniel will also be away preparing for the Gold Cup with Trinidad and Tobago. . . . On Tuesday, team manager John Hackworth didn't say whom he would start in place of McInerney, but allowed for possibly moving Sebastien Le Toux from midfield to forward. . . . Le Toux leads MLS with seven assists. . . . Aaron Wheeler, who scored his first career MLS goal Saturday, is another possibility up top. . . . Sheanon Williams leads all MLS defenders with six assists after getting two in Saturday's draw. . . . Hackworth also said the Union put the disappointment of Saturday's 2-2 tie behind them, though 10-man FC Dallas scored in the 97th minute. . . . Midfielder Kleberson (thigh) isn't expected to play against Salt Lake, and Hackworth said his status hasn't been decided for Saturday's game in Houston.

About Salt Lake: Saturday's win over Toronto was Salt Lake's fourth consecutive victory, and the team is 5-0-1 in its last six MLS games. . . . Salt Lake will be missing four players competing in the Gold Cup, with captains Kyle Beckerman, defender Tony Beltran and goalkeeper Nick Rimando on the U.S. team and forward Alvaro Saborio with Costa Rica. . . . Salt Lake, which has the most points (33) this season, is going for its 100th all-time regular season MLS win. Its record is 99-103-68 but 68-43-35 since the start of 2009. . . . Rimando has started in 17 of the 18 games in goal, with Josh Saunders making one start. . . . Olmes Garcia, Robbie Findley, and Saborio each have a team-high four goals for Salt Lake.

- Marc Narducci
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