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  • July 27, 2013
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MLS Preview: Toronto FC - Columbus Crew

MLS Preview: Toronto FC - Columbus Crew

Jamie Sabau

With TFC struggling yet again this year, Columbus looks to seal yet another Trillium Cup victory.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Toronto (4-4-2): Bendik; Eckersley, Caldwell, Henry, Morgan; Osorio Hall, Laba, Convey; Brockie, Braun.

INJURY REPORT

QUESTIONABLE: Danny Koevermans (L calf strain) Robert Earnshaw (L hamstring strain)
Columbus (4-4-2): Gruenebaum; Williams, Marshall, O'Rourke, Barson; Warzycha, Trapp, Higuain, Anor; Schoenfeld, Oduro.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Eddie Gaven (L ACL rupture), Glauber (L ACL Rupture), Eric Gehrig (R Ankle Sprain), Aaron Schoenfeld (R Shoulder Sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Toronto and Columbus compete for the Trillium Cup. The Crew have won the trophy four out of the five years it has been contested.
  • These teams have already met once this season. Columbus won 1-0 on May 18 at BMO Field.
  • Columbus has been dominant in this fixture over the years. In 17 meetings, Columbus has won nine times with seven draws. TFC has won just once.
  • Toronto, along with D.C. and Chivas USA, is one of the three teams averaging under a goal per game.
  • Only one outfield player on Columbus' roster, defender/defensive midfielder Danny O'Rourke, has reached the age of 30.

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Available Squads
12Joe BendikGoalkeeper
15Doneil HenryDefender
5Ashtone MorganDefender
13Steven CaldwellDefender
25Jeremy HallMidfielder
2Richard EckersleyDefender
15Matías LabaMidfielder
21Jonathan OsorioMidfielder
15Bobby ConveyMidfielder
17Justin BraunStriker
-Jeremy BrockieStriker
24Stefan FreiGoalkeeper
-Gale AgbossoumondeDefender
8Kyle BekkerMidfielder
20Darel RussellMidfielder
-Michael ThomasMidfielder
19Reginald LambeStriker
-Álvaro ReyMidfielder
32Andrew WiedemanStriker
30Andy GruenebaumGoalkeeper
3Josh WilliamsDefender
-Danny O'RourkeDefender
14Chad MarshallDefender
7Bernardo AnorMidfielder
-Matías SánchezMidfielder
20William TrappMidfielder
24A. VianaDefender
-Dominic OduroStriker
19J. ArrietaStriker
10Federico HiguaínStriker
28Matt LampsonGoalkeeper
21Chad BarsonDefender
13Ethan FinlayMidfielder
-Konrad WarzychaMidfielder
23Kevan GeorgeMidfielder
9Justin MeramMidfielder
19Ryan FinleyStriker

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