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Major League Soccer – Philadelphia Union face Columbus Crew

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Sunday Major League Soccer action from Subaru Park, as Union take on Columbus.

It’s a trip to Subaru Park for fifth placed Union on Sunday, as they take on ninth placed Columbus.

Philadelphia Union arrive at this meeting, having secured 39 points so far this season

Following a 1-1 draw against New York Red Bulls, Union will be hoping for more.

Union keep finding ways to win, having secured two victories in their last three fixtures is astonishing this season. With 39 points, they currently sit fifth in the League having won 10 meetings, drawn nine matches, and lost seven games.

When Union host Columbus, they will do so on the back of eight wins and three darts on their own ground.

A victory for Philadelphia Union would put them on 42 points.

Columbus Crew have 34 points to their name, going into this tie

Columbus will be buoyant, following a 2-1 home win against Montréal in their last fixture.

Caleb Porter’s Columbus have lost eight of their last 12 games this season. With ninth, they currently sit 34 points in the League having won nine fixtures, drawn seven meetings, and lost 11 matches.

Columbus have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having won two matches, drawn four games, and lost eight meetings of their 14 League matches playing away this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Columbus Crew’s points from 34 to 37, so far this season.

Philadelphia Union v Columbus Crew – Head-to-Heads.

When these two sides meet, a draw is never usually the expected outcome. In the past 29 matches, Columbus have won 15 victories and Union 10 wins. Their most recent encounter in this competition was June 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-0 away win for Columbus Crew.

Union to win – odds are 63.29 percent in favour.

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