Chris Wingert and the Crew face the MetroStars Sunday at Giants Stadium.
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Crew face Metros in first-place battle

The Crew will not only look to run their unbeaten streak to 10 games on Sunday at Giants Stadium, but can overtake the MetroStars for first-place in the Eastern Conference with a win. Game time is at 6 p.m. on Sunday and the match can be seen on UPN Columbus.

The Crew is unbeaten in their last nine games (3-0-6) after a 2-2 tie vs. D.C United last Saturday. The Crew is 7-5-9 (30 pts.) on the year and in second-place in the East, trailing the MetroStars by just two points (32). Columbus is four points ahead of third-place D.C. United, and seven ahead of New England and Chicago. The Crew have played one fewer game than the entire Eastern Conference.

Sunday's game can be heard in English on The New Eagle, 103.9, or online through and

Tickets for Crew home games can be acquired at the Crew Stadium box xffice, at any area Kroger Ticketmaster outlet, via phone at 614-431-3600 or on line at

Sunday, August 29 - 6 p.m. (ET) at Giants Stadium
Crew Television: UPN Columbus
Crew Radio: The New Eagle, 103.9 (English)
Crew Webcast: and (English)

Nine-game unbeaten streak ties longest in Crew history
After a 2-2 tie vs. D.C United on Saturday, the Crew tied a team record by going unbeaten in nine (3-0-6) consecutive games. The Crew set the previous record of nine (7-0-2) from 7/4 to 8/19, 2001. Columbus also had a seven-game (4-0-3) unbeaten streak earlier in the year from 5/1 to 6/12 that ranks as the third longest unbeaten streak in team history.