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  • April 6, 2013
  • • 5:05 PM
  • • Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
  • Referee: M. Foerster
  • • Attendance: 10293
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MLS Preview: Columbus Crew - Philadelphia Union

MLS Preview: Columbus Crew - Philadelphia Union

Drew Hallowell

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.

  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.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Columbus Crew

Philadelphia Union

Wins
3
1
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Columbus Crew CRE
Columbus Crew Columbus Crew
Draw
Philadelphia Union PHI
Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union
71%
29%

Top 3 Predictions

Columbus Crew CRE
2 - 0
Philadelphia Union PHI
Columbus Crew CRE
2 - 1
Philadelphia Union PHI
Columbus Crew CRE
1 - 3
Philadelphia Union PHI

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