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Columbus Crew SC vs. DC United | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 9
Columbus Crew SC vs. D.C. United
MAPFRE Stadium — Columbus
April 24 - 7:30 PM ET

STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ in US, DAZN in Canada

Two longtime Eastern Conference foes look to rebound from losses in Week 8 when the Columbus Crew SC host D.C. United at MAPFRE Stadium Wednesday night.

Columbus (4-3-1) dropped a second straight game, losing to the Portland Timbers, 3-1, at home on the weekend. D.C. United (4-2-2) still sit atop the East standings despite a 2-0 loss to New York City FC, extending an Audi Field winless streak to three games.

Columbus Crew SC

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Milton Valenzuela (D) - torn ACL
    • OUT: Harrison Afful (D) - broken jaw
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

D.C. United

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Oniel Fisher (D) - knee surgery
    • OUT: Chris Odoi-Atsem (D) - Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • OUT: Antonio Bustamante (M) - knee injury
    • OUT: Joseph Mora (D) - broken jaw
    • QUESTIONABLE: Chris McCann (D) - hamstring injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Leonardo Jara (D) - shoulder injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Crew SC

  • Crew SC: 19 wins, 55 goals
  • D.C. United: 7 wins, 27 goals
  • 7 draws

Officials

  • Referee: Ismail Elfath
  • Assistant Referees: Kyle Atkins, Brian Dunn
  • 4th Official: Baldomero Toledo
  • VAR: Chico Grajeda

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