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Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 4
Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC
Talen Energy Stadium - Chester
March 23 - 7:30 PM ET

STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ (USA), MLS LIVE on DAZN (Canada)

The Philadelphia Union are looking for their first win of the year, and first goal against Columbus Crew SC since 2017, when the Eastern Conference foes square off at Talen Energy Stadium Saturday night.

The Union (0-2-1) are coming off an encouraging 1-1 draw at Atlanta United with 18-year-old Homegrown Brenden Aaronson scoring on his MLS debut. Gaston Sauro, meanwhile, can’t stop scoring for Crew SC (2-0-1) with the center back heading in the lone goal in a victory over FC Dallas.

Philadelphia Union

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Fabinho (D) - left ankle sprain
    • OUT: Kacper Przybylko (F) - toe fracture
    • OUT: Sergio Santos (F) - left quad strain
  • Suspended: Marco Fabian (M)
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: Andre Blake (GK), Derrick Jones (M), Cory Burke (F), Warren Creavalle (M), Matt Real (D)

Columbus Crew SC

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Zack Steffen (GK) - right knee injury
    • OUT: Milton Valenzuela (D) - right knee injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Artur (M) - left thigh injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Niko Hansen (M) - left thigh injury
    • Suspended: None
    • Suspended after next caution: None
    • International duty: Wil Trapp (M), Waylon Francis (D), Justin Meram (M), Gyasi Zardes (F)

    Series Matchup at Union

    • Union 6 wins, 19 goals
    • Crew SC 4 wins, 11 goals
    • 1 draw

    Officials

    • Referee: Ramy Touchan
    • Assistant Referees: Kyle Atkins, Adam Wienckowski
    • 4th Official: Armando Villarreal
    • VAR: Edvin Jurisevic
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Current Form

Philadelphia
L
L
L
L
L
D
Columbus
D
W
L
D
W
W

Season Goal Leaders

Philadelphia UnionColumbus Crew SC
Brenden Aaronson1Gyasi Zardes2
Marco Fabián1Gastón Sauro2

Season Stats

Philadelphia UnionColumbus Crew SC
3Games Played3
0Wins2
2Losses0
1Draws1
2Goals4
6Goals Conceded1
30Shots21
12Shots on Target11
35Fouls committed33
33Fouls suffered31
10Offside8
14Corners14

Goals Scored

01234+TotalAvg
PHI1200020.7
CLB0210041.3
01234+Avg
PHI010001
CLB020001
01234+Avg
PHI110000.5
CLB001002

Goals Conceded

01234+TotalAvg
PHI0111062
CLB2100010.3
01234+Avg
PHI000103
CLB110000.5
01234+Avg
PHI011001.5
CLB100000
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