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GAME THREAD: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew

Looking to make a jump into playoff contention, the Philadelphia Union need to take three points from Columbus Crew.

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PPL Park, Chester, PA
Saturday, September 12, 2015
7:00 PM ET
TCN - JP Dellacamera and Peter Pappas
Online Streaming: MLS Live
TBG Game Preview
Know Thy Enemy: Massive Report
Starting XI
C.J. Sapong Forward

Kei Kamara

Federico Higuain

Sebastien Le Toux, Tranquillo Barnetta, Eric Ayuk

Brian Carroll, Vincent Nogueira

Midfield Justin Meram, Tony Tchani, Wil Trapp, Ethan Finlay
Fabinho, Richie Marquez, Steven Vitoria, Ray Gaddis Defense Waylon Francis, Tason Wahl, Michael Parkhurst, Harrison Afful
John McCarthy Goalkeeper Steve Clark
Andre Blake, Ethan White, Warren Creavalle, Michael Lahoud, Zach Pfeffer, Conor Casey, Fernando Aristeguieta Bench Chris Klute, Emanuel Pogatetz, Mohammed Saeid, Cedrick Mabwati, Hector Jimenez, Jack McInerney, Brad Stuver
Numbers of Note
1.07 - Philadelphia Union's points per game, 7th in Eastern Conference
18 - Kei Kamara's goals, most in MLS
45 - Philadelphia Union's goals conceded, tied for 16th in MLS.
Game Officials
Referee: Jose Carlos Rivero
Assistant: Corey Parker
Assistant: Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho
Fourth: Marcos De Oliveira