Looking Ahead: Union vs. Columbus Crew

Philadelphia Union will look to bounce back against Columbus Crew SC on Wednesday. As we approach this match between Eastern Conference foes we take a look at the numbers between the two clubs this season, their series history statistics as well as some news heading into this match.

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Jim’s Thoughts on Columbus

“That’s the thing, everyone will say they’re struggling because of where they are in the table. But they’re still damn good. They’re a really good team. Gregg [Berhalter] sticks to his gameplan; they have a true style,” Curtin said. “They are a team that plays an attacking style and can leave them vulnerable at the back. They pass out of tight spots, so we’ll have to be on our game and press them the right way. They’re still a dangerous team.”

2016 Comparison Union 9-9-7 (34 Points) & Crew SC 4-8-11 (23 Points)

Philadelphia Stat Columbus
43 Goals 31
33 Assists 32
9 Wins 5
5 Shutouts 5
78 Saves 83
1.6 Goals Against Average 1.65

All-Time Series History Crew leads 10-6-1

Philadelphia Stat Columbus
26 Goals 29
24 Assists 20
6 Wins 10
4 Shutouts 0
40 Saves 57
1.71 Goals Against Average 1.53

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