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  • June 15, 2013
  • • 19:30
  • • Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Referee: M. Foerster
  • • Attendance: 18320
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MLS Preview: Columbus Crew - Montreal Impact

MLS Preview: Columbus Crew - Montreal Impact

Canada Soccer / François Mellet

Montreal could solidify its grip on first place in the East with a win over a struggling Crew side.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Columbus Crew (4-4-1-1): Gruenebaum; Gehrig, George, Glauber, Wahl; Meram, Sanchez, Tchani, Speas; Higuain; Oduro.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Drew Beckie (L adductor strain), Eddie Gaven (L ACL rupture), Chad Marshall (R hamstring strain), Augustin Viana (R hamstring strain), Daniel Withrow (R foot stress reaction)

QUESTIONABLE: Josh Williams (L calf inflammation)
Montreal Impact (4-2-3-1): Perkins; Camara, Ferrari, Ouimette, Brovsky; Warner, Bernier; Mapp, Martins, Romero; Di Vaio.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery), Maxim Tissot (toe fracture), Andrea Pisanu (R quad strain), Davy Arnaud (concussion-like symptoms), Daniele Paponi (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Montreal is first in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference with 26 points, despite having played a league-fewest 12 matches.
  • Columbus is in seventh place, with 17 points from 14 matches.
  • Impact striker Marco Di Vaio is second in MLS with nine goals. To get those, he's taken a league-high 23 shots on goal.
  • Columbus has converted three penalties this season, tied for the most in MLS.
  • Montreal defender Alessandro Nesta will miss this match with a suspension.

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Available Squads
30Andy GruenebaumGoalkeeper
2Tyson WahlDefender
3Josh WilliamsDefender
-Danny O'RourkeDefender
14Chad MarshallDefender
21Chad BarsonDefender
7Bernardo AnorMidfielder
-Matías SánchezMidfielder
-Dominic OduroStriker
17Ben SpeasStriker
10Federico HiguaínStriker
28Matt LampsonGoalkeeper
16Eric GehrigMidfielder
-Konrad WarzychaMidfielder
13Ethan FinlayMidfielder
23Kevan GeorgeMidfielder
9Justin MeramMidfielder
18Aaron SchoenfeldStriker
1Troy PerkinsGoalkeeper
12Jeb BrovskyMidfielder
6Hassoun CamaraDefender
13Matteo FerrariDefender
-Dennis IapichinoDefender
7Felipe MartinsMidfielder
8Patrice BernierMidfielder
26Collen WarnerMidfielder
21Justin MappMidfielder
9Marco Di VaioStriker
33Andrew WengerStriker
30Evan BushGoalkeeper
34Karl William OuimetteDefender
-Blake SmithMidfielder
-Sinisa UbiparipovicStriker
-Andrea PisanuMidfielder
55Wandrille LefèvreMidfielder
-Daniele PaponiStriker

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