In a bold move, Jay Heaps has elected to start Feilhaber on the bench, instead starting Ryan Guy and Fernando Cardenas along with Clyde Simms and Lee Nguyen in midfield. There was no indication prior to the match that Feilhaber would not be a starter, so at the moment the move remains unexplained.
Benny hasn't had the best run of games lately, and some have speculated that he's been having difficulty getting along with Heaps and/or the rest of the players. Many critics have called on Heaps to change up the starting lineup in an effort to shake the Revs out of their recent slump, and if ever there was a daring move to do it, this would be it.
Jerry Bengtson is also relegated to the bench, as he evidently has not recovered sufficiently from traveling to and from Honduras' friendly against Boca Juniors in Miami. It would be a good bet to assume that he will feature at some point, but in any case it won't be from the match kick off.
Bench: Murray, Lechner, Rowe, Fagundez, Feilhaber, Barnes, Bengtson
Bench: Nolly, Gargan, Bone, Videira, Pappa, Alex, Oduro