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Played
May 26, 2013 5:00 PM EDT
Red Bull Arena — Harrison, New Jersey
Referee:‬ G. Gamble‎
Attendance:‬ 14840‎
 

MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Columbus Crew

The Red Bulls, tied for the most points in the league, welcome the Crew, which haven't beaten New York for five games.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Mike Petke - New York Red Bulls
Rob Tringali/New York Red Bulls
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Robles; Kimura, Holgersson, Olave, Miller; Alexander, Juninho, Cahill, Steele; Henry, Espindola.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Andre Akpan (R Hamstring Injury), Ruben Bover (Lower Back Injury), Ian Christianson (R Foot Injury), Digao (Heel injury), Peguy Luyindula (L Hamstring Injury)
Columbus Crew (4-4-1-1): Gruenebaum; Williams, Gehrig, Wahl, Barson; Gaven, Sanchez, Tchani, Meram; Higuain; Oduro.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Chad Marshall (R hamstring strain), Ben Speas (L hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Danny O’Rourke (L ankle sprain), Agustin Viana (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These teams met on May 4, with a Tim Cahill goal giving the Red Bulls a 1-0 win in Crew Stadium.
  • Cahill has scored four goals in the last five games, including the only strike last week in a late win over the LA Galaxy.
  • Columbus hasn't beaten New York since 2010. In the five meetings since, the Red Bulls have won three and drawn two.
  • Dominic Oduro has scored four of the Crew's six goals in the past seven games. He notched the only strike in a 1-0 win over Toronto FC that kept Columbus unbeaten in Toronto.
  • Gláuber and Jairo Arrieta are suspended for this match.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 10, 2013 Columbus Crew 2 - New York Red Bulls 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 26, 2013 New York Red Bulls 2 - Columbus Crew 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 4, 2013 Columbus Crew 0 - New York Red Bulls 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 15, 2012 New York Red Bulls 3 - Columbus Crew 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 7, 2012 Columbus Crew 1 - New York Red Bulls 4
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
32L. RoblesGoalkeeper
44Heath PearceDefender
4Jamison OlaveDefender
-Marcus HolgerssonDefender
27Kosuke KimuraDefender
11Dax McCartyMidfielder
12Eric AlexanderMidfielder
17Tim CahillMidfielder
22Jonathan SteeleMidfielder
9Fabian EspindolaStriker
14Thierry HenryStriker
24Santiago CastanoGoalkeeper
7R. MillerDefender
16Connor LadeDefender
-JuninhoMidfielder
10Lloyd SamMidfielder
13Marius ObekopMidfielder
26Brandon BarklageMidfielder
30Andy GruenebaumGoalkeeper
2Tyson WahlDefender
3Josh WilliamsDefender
16Eric GehrigMidfielder
6Tony TchaniMidfielder
-Matías SánchezMidfielder
12Eddie GavenMidfielder
23Kevan GeorgeMidfielder
9Justin MeramMidfielder
8Dominic OduroStriker
10Federico HiguaínStriker
28Matt LampsonGoalkeeper
-Danny O'RourkeDefender
21Chad BarsonDefender
13Ethan FinlayMidfielder
-Konrad WarzychaMidfielder
17Ben SpeasStriker
18Aaron SchoenfeldStriker
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