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  • April 14, 2012
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MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Columbus Crew

Columbus looks to keep pace with the Eastern Conference leaders, while Philadelphia tries to get out of the race for the wooden spoon.


PROBABLE LINEUPS
Philadelphia Union (4-2-3-1): MacMath; Williams, Califf, Valdes, Lopez; Gomez, Carroll; Daniel, Adu, M. Farfan; Pajoy.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Krystian Witkowski (concussion); MF Roger Torres (L knee MCL sprain)

PROBABLE: DF Danny Califf (L hamstring strain)
Columbus Crew (4-4-2): Gruenebaum; Miranda, Gehrig, Marshall, Francis; Urso, Gaven, Anor, Mirosevic; Vargas, Renteria.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Ben Speas (sports hernia rehab); DF Rich Balchan (sports hernia rehab); FW Tommy Heinemann (L knee internal injury); DF Julius James (illness)

DOUBTFUL: GK William Hesmer (R ankle sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Carlos Mendes (R hamstring strain); MF Danny O'Rourke (L ankle sprain)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • The last time these two teams met, the Union won 1-0 to snap an eight-game winless run. Counting last year's playoffs, the Union are . . . on an eight-game winless run.
  • No player on either of these teams has recorded more than a single goal this season.
  • The Crew conceded four goals last week against New York. They conceded four or more goals twice last season.
  • Philadelphia has conceded six goals in four games this season. It took The Union nine games to reach that figure in 2011.
  • Philadelphia midfielder Roger Torres will miss eight to 10 weeks with a sprained MCL.

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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
-Carlos Enrique ValdesDefender
-Dan CaliffDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
-G. GómezMidfielder
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
30Freddy AduStriker
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
-Keon DanielMidfielder
-L. PajoyStriker
-C. HarrisonGoalkeeper
-P. LópezDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
17 Josué MartínezStriker
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
23Cristhian HernandezStriker
30Andy GruenebaumGoalkeeper
14Chad MarshallDefender
16Eric GehrigMidfielder
-Sebastián MirandaDefender
20Shaun FrancisDefender
-Milovan MirosevicMidfielder
12Eddie GavenMidfielder
13Ethan FinlayMidfielder
-Kirk UrsoMidfielder
-O. VargasStriker
18Aaron SchoenfeldStriker
28Matt LampsonGoalkeeper
3Josh WilliamsDefender
-Nemanja VukovicDefender
6Tony TchaniMidfielder
7Bernardo AnorMidfielder
12Nicholas GrossmanMidfielder
20E. RenteríaStriker
Players to Watch
Sheanon Williams
Sheanon Williams
Position: Defender
Squad Number: 25
Games Goals YC RC
19 3 2 0
Eddie Gaven
Eddie Gaven
Position: Midfielder
Squad Number: 12
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
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