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May 18, 2013 5:00 PM EDT
BMO Field — Toronto, Ontario
Referee:‬ J. Rivero‎
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MLS Preview: Toronto FC - Columbus Crew

The first Trillium Cup meeting of the season finds both participants languishing outside the playoff spots.

By Keith Hickey

Joe Bendik - Toronto FC
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  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Toronto (4-4-1-1): Bendik; Richter, Henry, O'Dea, Emory; Lambe, Hall, Laba, Silva; Ephraim; Earnshaw.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Danny Koevermans (L ACL repair), Terry Dunfield (L knee sprain), Richard Eckersley (L hamstring)

QUESTIONABLE: Justin Braun (L ankle sprain)
Columbus (4-4-1-1): Gruenebaum; Williams, Marshall, Glauber, Wahl; Oduro, Sanchez, Tchani, Gaven; Higuain, Arrieta.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Agustin Viana (R hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Danny O’Rourke (L ankle sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These two bitter rivals contest the Trillium Cup rivalry trophy. Columbus is the current holder, having won the cup in four of the five years it has existed.
  • Columbus has yet to beat a Canadian team this season. It lost 2-1 to Vancouver and drew 1-1 with Montreal.
  • Toronto FC has taken just 96 shots this season, the fewest in MLS.
  • These teams met three times last year. The Crew claimed all three meetings -- 1-0, 2-1, and 2-1.
  • Toronto acquired former U.S. international Bobby Convey in a trade with Sporting KC on Thursday.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 17, 2013 Columbus Crew 2 - Toronto FC 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 27, 2013 Toronto FC 2 - Columbus Crew 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 18, 2013 Toronto FC 0 - Columbus Crew 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 28, 2012 Columbus Crew 2 - Toronto FC 1
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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
12Joe BendikGoalkeeper
15Doneil HenryDefender
25Jeremy HallMidfielder
13Steven CaldwellDefender
48Darren O'DeaDefender
12Luis SilvaMidfielder
19Reginald LambeStriker
15Matías LabaMidfielder
10Robert EarnshawStriker
17Justin BraunStriker
33Ryan RichterMidfielder
24Stefan FreiGoalkeeper
-Danny CaliffDefender
5Ashtone MorganDefender
-John BostockMidfielder
21Jonathan OsorioMidfielder
-Jeremy BrockieStriker
15Bobby ConveyMidfielder
30Andy GruenebaumGoalkeeper
2Tyson WahlDefender
3Josh WilliamsDefender
27GláuberDefender
16Eric GehrigMidfielder
6Tony TchaniMidfielder
-Matías SánchezMidfielder
12Eddie GavenMidfielder
9Justin MeramMidfielder
8Dominic OduroStriker
10Federico HiguaínStriker
28Matt LampsonGoalkeeper
21Chad BarsonDefender
13Ethan FinlayMidfielder
-Konrad WarzychaMidfielder
20William TrappMidfielder
18Aaron SchoenfeldStriker
26Ryan FinleyStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
6 3
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Dominic Dwyer Dominic Dwyer
Striker
Sporting KC
4 1