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GAME THREAD: Columbus Crew vs. Philadelphia Union

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The first of the Union’s home-and-home series with the Crew is tonight.

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Game Info

  • Date: July 22, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Place: Mapfre Stadium, Columbus, OH
  • Television: The Comcast Network - JP Dellacamera and Tommy Smyth
  • Stream: MLS Live
  • All-Time Record: The Philadelphia Union trail the series with 10 losses, 7 wins, and only 1 draw.
  • Know Thy Enemy: Massive Report

Starting XI

  • Philadelphia Union: John McCarthy; Giliano Wijnaldum, Jack Elliott, Josh Yaro, Ray Gaddis; Haris Medunjanin, Alejandro Bedoya; Ilsinho, Adam Najem, Marcus Epps; Jay Simpson
  • Columbus Crew: Zack Steffen; Lalas Abubakar, Alex Crognale, Jonathan Mensah; Jukka Raitala, Wil Trapp, Artur, Harrison Afful; Justin Meram, Kekuta Manneh; Ola Kamara

Bench

  • Philadelphia Union: Jake McGuire, Oguchi Onyewu, Fabinho, Keegan Rosenberry, Brian Carroll, Warren Creavalle, Charlie Davies
  • Columbus Crew: Brad Stuver, Nicolai Naess, Josh Williams, Ethan Finlay, Hector Jimenez, Cristian Martinez, Adam Jahn

Injuries

Philadelphia Union

  • Suspended: Roland Alberg
  • International Duty: Chris Pontius, Andre Blake
  • Out: Maurice Edu, Fabian Herbers, Derrick Jones
  • Questionable: Ray Gaddis, Fafa Picault, CJ Sapong

Columbus Crew

  • Out: Gaston Sauro, Ben Swanson, Federico Higuain
  • Questionable: Niko Hansen, Nicolai Naess

Officials

Referee: Silviu Petrescu

Assistant: Philippe Briere

Assistant: Eric Boria

Fourth: Fotis Bazakos