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April 6, 2013 5:05 PM EDT
Columbus Crew Stadium — Columbus, Ohio
Referee:‬ M. Foerster‎
Attendance:‬ 10293‎
 

MLS Preview: Columbus Crew - Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia is coming off a loss at Red Bull Arena, and now heads to another venue it has so far failed to get a result from.

By Keith Hickey

Keon Daniel, Milovan Mirosevic; Columbus Crew - Philadelphia Union
Drew Hallowell
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Columbus Crew (4-4-1-1): Gruenebaum; Williams, Marshall, Glauber, Wahl; Gaven, O'Rourke, Viana, Speas; Higuain; Arrieta.

Injury Report:

OUT: Aaron Horton (L knee surgery)

QUESTIONABLE: Tony Tchani (R Adductor Inflammation), Wil Trapp (R Ankle Sprain)
Philadelphia Union (4-1-3-2): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Parke, Gaddis; Carroll; M. Farfan, Daniel, Lahoud; Le Toux, McInerney.

Injury Report:

OUT: Matt Kassel (L knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: Gabe Farfan (R hamstring strain), Don Anding (L knee strain), Chris Albright (Lower back spasms), Aaron Wheeler (R knee contusion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • PHiladlephia is fifth in the East with a 2-2-0 record. Columbus is fourth, at 2-1-1.
  • The Union have never won or drawn at Crew Stadium, losing all three contests it has played there.
  • Former U.S. national team striker Conor Casey scored his first goal as a Union player in last week's 2-1 loss to New York.
  • The Crew have been flagged for offside just four times this season, the fewest in MLS.
  • Midfielder Brian Carroll, who wears the armband for Philadelphia, previously played three seasons with the Columbus Crew. He helped the Ohio club to two Supporters' Shields and the 2008 MLS Cup.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 22, 2014 Columbus Crew 2 - Philadelphia Union 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 5, 2013 Philadelphia Union 3 - Columbus Crew 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 6, 2013 Columbus Crew 1 - Philadelphia Union 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 29, 2012 Columbus Crew 3 - Philadelphia Union 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 29, 2012 Philadelphia Union 1 - Columbus Crew 2
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
30Andy GruenebaumGoalkeeper
2Tyson WahlDefender
3Josh WilliamsDefender
27GláuberDefender
-Danny O'RourkeDefender
14Chad MarshallDefender
12Eddie GavenMidfielder
24A. VianaDefender
8Dominic OduroStriker
17Ben SpeasStriker
10Federico HiguaínStriker
28Matt LampsonGoalkeeper
21Chad BarsonDefender
-Matías SánchezMidfielder
13Ethan FinlayMidfielder
23Kevan GeorgeMidfielder
19J. ArrietaStriker
26Ryan FinleyStriker
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Keon DanielMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
6Conor CaseyStriker
9Jack McInerneyStriker
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
20Roger TorresMidfielder
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
22Leo FernandesMidfielder
-KlebersonMidfielder
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
Striker
Rangers
3 2