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Match Day #5 Game Thread: Columbus Crew vs. Philadelphia Union

At least they're not the Dayton Crew.


Game: Columbus Crew vs. Philadelphia Union

Where: Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus, OH

When: 5:00 PM ET

Channel: Live Well Network

Commentators: JP Dellacamera and Alejandro Moreno

Meet the Opposition: Massive Report

The Philadelphia Union take to the road again, this time heading to Columbus as they look to rebound from last Saturday's road loss to New York Red Bulls. The Union will be visiting a Columbus Crew side that has also won two of their first four matches. The Crew's two wins have come against Chivas USA and D.C. United, they have drawn San Jose Earthquakes, and have lost to Vancouver Whitecaps.

Philadelphia Union starting XI: (4-4-2) Zac MacMath; Raymon Gaddis, Jeff Parke, Amobi Okugo, Sheanon Wiilliams; Brian Carroll, Keon Daniel, Danny Cruz, Gabriel Farfan; Jack McInerney, Conor Casey

Philadelphia Union bench: Roger Torres, Leo Fernandes, Chris Konopka, Antoine Hoppenot, Sebastien Le Toux, Kleberson, Michael Lahoud

Columbus Crew starting XI: (4-4-1-1) Andy Gruenebaum; Tyson Wahl, Glauber, Chad Marshall, Josh Williams; Eddie Gaven, Danny O'Rourke, Agustin Viana, Ben Speas; Federico Higuain; Dominic Oduro

Columbus Crew bench: Chad Barson, Ryan Finley, Matias Sanchez, Kevan George, Ethan Finlay, Matt Lampson, Jairo Arrieta

Prediction: The Union record their first draw of the season. 1-1.

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