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  • May 18, 2013
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MLS Preview: Toronto FC - Columbus Crew

MLS Preview: Toronto FC - Columbus Crew

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The first Trillium Cup meeting of the season finds both participants languishing outside the playoff spots.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Toronto (4-4-1-1): Bendik; Richter, Henry, O'Dea, Emory; Lambe, Hall, Laba, Silva; Ephraim; Earnshaw.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Danny Koevermans (L ACL repair), Terry Dunfield (L knee sprain), Richard Eckersley (L hamstring)

QUESTIONABLE: Justin Braun (L ankle sprain)
Columbus (4-4-1-1): Gruenebaum; Williams, Marshall, Glauber, Wahl; Oduro, Sanchez, Tchani, Gaven; Higuain, Arrieta.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Agustin Viana (R hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Danny O’Rourke (L ankle sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These two bitter rivals contest the Trillium Cup rivalry trophy. Columbus is the current holder, having won the cup in four of the five years it has existed.
  • Columbus has yet to beat a Canadian team this season. It lost 2-1 to Vancouver and drew 1-1 with Montreal.
  • Toronto FC has taken just 96 shots this season, the fewest in MLS.
  • These teams met three times last year. The Crew claimed all three meetings -- 1-0, 2-1, and 2-1.
  • Toronto acquired former U.S. international Bobby Convey in a trade with Sporting KC on Thursday.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Toronto

Columbus Crew

Wins
4
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1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Toronto FC TOR
Toronto FC Toronto
Draw
Columbus Crew CRE
Columbus Crew Columbus Crew
36%
57%

Top 3 Predictions

Toronto FC TOR
1 - 2
Columbus Crew CRE
Toronto FC TOR
2 - 1
Columbus Crew CRE
Toronto FC TOR
1 - 3
Columbus Crew CRE

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