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Played
June 29, 2013 8:30 PM EDT
Sporting Park — Kansas City, Kansas
Referee:‬ J. Guzmán‎
Attendance:‬ 20128‎
 
34′ Kei Kamara
J. Arrieta 48′
80′ Kei Kamara
 

MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - Columbus Crew

Columbus travels well to Kansas City, where it has won four of the last five trips.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Claudio Bieler, Sporting Kansas City, MLS
Al Messerschmidt
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Collin, Besler, Jerome; Nagamura, Rosell, Zusi; Kamara, Bieler, Peterson.

INJURY REPORT

None.
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Columbus Crew (4-4-1-1): Gruenebaum; Barson, Marshall, Williams, Wahl; Arrieta, O'Rourke, Speas, Anor; Higuain; Oduro.

Injury Report:

OUT: Drew Beckie (L adductor strain), Ryan Finley (R Ankle Sprain), Eddie Gaven (L ACL rupture), Glauber (L ACL Rupture), Kyle Hyland (L Adductor Strain), Augustin Viana (R hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Augustin Viana (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • In the last 12 meetings, the Crew have won seven and drawn two with Sporting KC. Columbus has won four of its last five visits to Kansas City.
  • The Crew have lost three of their last five league games. They are six in the Eastern Conference with 20 points from 16 games.
  • Sporting hasn't won in four games, drawing three of them. KC is fourth in the East with 23 points from 16 games.
  • SKC has the second stingiest defense in the league, with 15 goals conceded in 2013.
  • Matías Sánchez and C.J. Sapong are suspended for this match.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 5, 2013 Columbus Crew 0 - Sporting Kansas City 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 7, 2013 Sporting Kansas City 3 - Columbus Crew 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 29, 2013 Sporting Kansas City 3 - Columbus Crew 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 7, 2012 Columbus Crew 1 - Sporting Kansas City 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 28, 2012 Sporting Kansas City 1 - Columbus Crew 2
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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
1Jimmy NielsenGoalkeeper
5Matt BeslerDefender
7Chance MyersDefender
13Lawrence OlumMidfielder
15Seth SinovicDefender
78Aurellien CollinDefender
8Graham ZusiStriker
20Oriol RosellStriker
16Claudio BielerStriker
22Soony SaadStriker
-Kei KamaraStriker
18Eric KronbergGoalkeeper
3Ike OparaDefender
4Kevin EllisDefender
10Benny FeilhaberMidfielder
10Teal BunburyStriker
37Jacob PetersonMidfielder
14Dominic DwyerStriker
30Andy GruenebaumGoalkeeper
2Tyson WahlDefender
3Josh WilliamsDefender
-Danny O'RourkeDefender
14Chad MarshallDefender
21Chad BarsonDefender
7Bernardo AnorMidfielder
23Kevan GeorgeMidfielder
8Dominic OduroStriker
19J. ArrietaStriker
10Federico HiguaínStriker
28Matt LampsonGoalkeeper
16Eric GehrigMidfielder
6Tony TchaniMidfielder
13Ethan FinlayMidfielder
-Konrad WarzychaMidfielder
17Ben SpeasStriker
18Aaron SchoenfeldStriker
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
Bradley Wright-Phillips Bradley Wright-Phillips
Striker
NY Red Bulls
4 1