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Columbus plays Philadelphia on 3-game home draw streak

September 28, 2019 GMT

Philadelphia Union (16-9-7, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Columbus Crew SC (9-15-8, 11th in the Eastern Conference)

Columbus, Ohio; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Columbus takes on Philadelphia after playing to a draw in three straight home games.

The Crew are 7-7-6 in Eastern Conference play. Columbus is 4-0-0 when it scores at least three goals.

The Union are 12-5-3 in conference games. Philadelphia is 9-0-0 when it scores at least three goals.

The teams play Sunday for the second time this season. Philadelphia won the last meeting 3-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Gyasi Zardes has 13 goals and two assists for Columbus. Pedro Santos has five goals and two assists over the past 10 games for the Crew.

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Kai Wagner leads Philadelphia with seven assists. Kacper Przybylko has six goals over the last 10 games for the Union.

LAST 10 GAMES: Columbus: 4-1-5, averaging 1.8 goals, 1.2 assists, five shots on goal and 4.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.3 goals per game.

Philadelphia: 6-3-1, averaging 1.8 goals, 1.6 assists, 4.5 shots on goal and 5.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Columbus: Josh Williams (injured), Federico Higuain (injured), Waylon Francis (injured), Hector Jimenez (injured), Milton Valenzuela (injured), Alex Crognale (injured), David Accam (injured).

Philadelphia: Matt Freese (injured), Mark McKenzie (injured), Sergio Santos (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.