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  • May 19, 2012
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MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Columbus Crew

MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Columbus Crew

Columbus stumbles into this matchup with its worst record to start a season and San Jose in sizzling form.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Hernandez, Morrow, Corrales; Baca, Stephenson, Moreno, Dawkins; Lenhart, Wondolowski.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Victor Bernardez (L knee MCL sprain); MF Joey Gjertsen (R knee surgery); MF Shea Salinas (L clavicle fracture); DF Tim Ward (L non-specific soft tissue injury)

DOUBTFUL: MF Marvin Chavez (L hamstring strain)
Columbus Crew (4-4-2): Greunebaum; Miranda, Williams, Gehrig, Vukovic; Gaven, O'Rourke, Tchani, Mirosevic; Finlay, Renteria.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Tommy Heinemann (L knee surgery); GK William Hesmer (R hip surgery); FW Aaron Schoenfeld (R plantar fascia rupture); DF Chad Marshall (concussion); MF Kirk Urso (R adductor tendonitis); FW Ethan Finlay (concussion)

DOUBTFUL: FW Ben Speas (sports hernia rehab); DF Rich Balchan (sports hernia rehab); DF Julius James (illness)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Olman Vargas (L hamstring contusion)

PROBABLE: MF Danny O'Rourke (L ankle sprain), MF Dilly Duka (L hamstring strain); DF Carlos Mendes (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • With a 2-4-2 record and eight points, the Crew have tied their worst start nine games into a season.
  • The 'Quakes are second in the West with 23 points. They are one behind New York (23) for goals scored.
  • Former Crew striker Steven Lenhart has four goals in the last four games.
  • Chris Wondolowski leads the league with 11 goals. Steven Beitashour is tied for third with five assists.
  • San Jose won this fixture 3-0 last season and drew in Ohio.

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Available Squads
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
2Justin MorrowDefender
21Jason HernandezDefender
33Steven BeitashourDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
9Khari StephensonMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
-Simon DawkinsStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker
-David BinghamGoalkeeper
3Ike OparaDefender
5Brad RingMidfielder
-T. MorenoMidfielder
17Sam GarzaStriker
10Sercan GüvenisikStriker
24Alan GordonStriker
30Andy GruenebaumGoalkeeper
3Josh WilliamsDefender
-Danny O'RourkeDefender
16Eric GehrigMidfielder
-Sebastián MirandaDefender
-Nemanja VukovicDefender
6Tony TchaniMidfielder
-Milovan MirosevicMidfielder
12Eddie GavenMidfielder
9Justin MeramMidfielder
-O. VargasStriker
28Matt LampsonGoalkeeper
4Carlos MendesDefender
20Shaun FrancisDefender
7Bernardo AnorMidfielder
11Dilly DukaMidfielder
12Nicholas GrossmanMidfielder
20E. RenteríaStriker

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