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  • March 23, 2013
  • • 3:50 PM
  • • Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Referee: A. Chapman
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MLS Preview: D.C. United - Columbus Crew

MLS Preview: D.C. United - Columbus Crew

Ned Dishman

A strong show from Bill Hamid earned D.C. a point in New York, with Columbus next on the docket for the capital club.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
D.C. United (4-2-3-1): Hamid; Riley, McDonald, Russell, Korb; Kitchen, Saragosa; DeLeon, De Rosasrio, Pontius; Pajoy.

Injury Report:

OUT: John Thorrington (L medial collateral ligament)

QUESTIONABLE: Raphael Augusto (L patellar tendonitis) Lewis Neal (R adductor tendonitis) Joe Willis (R foot injury)
Columbus Crew (4-2-3-1): Gruenebaum; Viana, Glauber, Marshall, Williams; Tchani, O'Rourke; Finlay, Higuain, Oduro; Meram.

Injury Report:

QUESTIONABLE: Eddie Gaven (R Ankle Inflammation) Tyson Wahl (Concussion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • United got the better of Columbus last season over three matches. Columbus took the first game 1-0, but D.C. responded with 1-0 and 3-2 victories for an edge on the season.
  • Columbus has been whistled for offside just twice this season, fewer than any other MLS club.
  • D.C. is missing two players due to the international break: Dejan Jakovic is on duty with Canada, and Marcos Sanchez is with Panama.
  • Columbus is missing one player, but it's a big one. Jairo Arrieta, who has scored 10 goals in 21 games since arriving last season, is with the Costa Rica squad.
  • D.C. keeper Bill Hamid leads all MLS goalkeepers with 13 saves.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

DC United

Columbus Crew

Wins
0
2
3
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

DC United DCU
DC United DC United
Draw
Columbus Crew CRE
Columbus Crew Columbus Crew
60%
20%
20%

Top 3 Predictions

DC United DCU
1 - 2
Columbus Crew CRE
DC United DCU
2 - 1
Columbus Crew CRE
DC United DCU
2 - 2
Columbus Crew CRE

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