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Played
August 17, 2013 7:30 PM EDT
Columbus Crew Stadium — Columbus, Ohio
Referee:‬ T. Unkel‎
Attendance:‬ 16352‎
 

MLS Preview: Columbus Crew - Toronto FC

Columbus snapped a losing streak last week and will be looking to build on that win with another against TFC.

Matias Laba - Toronto FC
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  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Columbus Crew (4-4-2): Gruenebaum; J. Williams, Marshall, O'Rourke, Viana; Trapp Sanchez, Higuain, Anor; Oduro, Arrieta.

Injury Report:

OUT: Eddie Gaven (L ACL rupture), Glauber (L ACL Rupture), Aaron Schoenfeld (R Shoulder Sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: Andy Gruenebaum (L Shoulder Weakness)
Toronto FC (4-4-2): Bendik; Eckersley, Caldwell, Henry, Morgan; Rey, Osorio, Laba, Convey; Brockie, Earnshaw.

Injury Report:

QUESTIONABLE: Danny Koevermans (L calf strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Columbus is six points up on Toronto FC, with the teams having played the same number of games.
  • TFC has given up only one more goal (31) than Columbus (30) has this season.
  • However, Columbus has scored six more goals (27) than TFC (21) has.
  • Toronto comes into the match off a loss to Seattle, but TFC has two wins in its last three league games, including a win over Columbus last month.
  • The Crew snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over New York last week.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 5, 2014 Columbus Crew 0 - Toronto FC 2
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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
28Matt LampsonGoalkeeper
3Josh WilliamsDefender
14Chad MarshallDefender
21Chad BarsonDefender
7Bernardo AnorMidfielder
20William TrappMidfielder
24A. VianaDefender
9Justin MeramMidfielder
8Dominic OduroStriker
19J. ArrietaStriker
10Federico HiguaínStriker
-Daniel WithrowGoalkeeper
-Danny O'RourkeDefender
13Ethan FinlayMidfielder
-Konrad WarzychaMidfielder
23Kevan GeorgeMidfielder
17Ben SpeasStriker
26Ryan FinleyStriker
12Joe BendikGoalkeeper
15Doneil HenryDefender
5Ashtone MorganDefender
2Richard EckersleyDefender
13Steven CaldwellDefender
15Matías LabaMidfielder
21Jonathan OsorioMidfielder
23Álvaro ReyMidfielder
15Bobby ConveyMidfielder
10Robert EarnshawStriker
-Jeremy BrockieStriker
24Stefan FreiGoalkeeper
-Danny CaliffDefender
6Gale AgbossoumondeDefender
25Jeremy HallMidfielder
19Reginald LambeStriker
32Andrew WiedemanStriker
37Maximiliano UrrutiStriker
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