D.C. United at Columbus Crew

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Greetings from Crew Stadium.

The last time I was here for an MLS match, this happened.

The last time I was here for any reason, this happened.

Tonight, United seeks a fourth consecutive match without a defeat after opening the campaign with a pair of losses. The Crew, a 3-0 winner in Washington last month, is 3-1-1.

Central Ohio has not been kind to the D.C. boys: 0-5-1 since winning here in August 2007.

United’s last league away victory: October 2012 at Toronto. (The streak is 18 games.)

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET.

D.C. area TV: none.

Pay packages: Direct Kick, MLS Live.

Radio: none.

Live stream: D.C. United website with Crew announcers (available in the Washington area only).

Referee: Juan Guzman (bio).

Game-time weather: 62 degrees, clear skies, 12-mph wind.

DCU injuries: Bill Hamid (toe), Chris Pontius (hamstring), Luis Silva (ankle), Chris Korb (knee) are out.

DCU lineup: Dykstra; Franklin, Parke, Boswell, Fernandez; DeLeon, Kitchen, Arnaud, Rolfe; Espindola, Johnson. Subs: Willis, Attakora, Birnbaum, Caskey, Martin, Neal, Doyle.

CLM lineup: Clark; Williams, Gonzalez, Parkhurst, Francis; Jimenez, Trapp, Tchani, Anor; Higuain, Oduro. Subs: Lampson, Barson, Wahl, Viana, Finlay, Meram, Arrieta.

Your pregame, in-game and  postgame thoughts are welcome in the comments section.

 

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.

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