Crew vs. Sporting KC - October 7, 2012

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Sporting KC
SUNDAY, OCT 7 4:00PM EDT Crew Stadium
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Columbus Crew – Andy Gruenebaum; Sebastian Miranda (Dilly Duka, 84), Chad Marshall, Julius James, Josh Williams (Nemanja Vukovic, 69); Eddie Gaven, Chris Birchall, Milovan Mirosevic, Justin Meram (Emilio Renteria, 68); Federico Higuaín, Jairo Arrieta.

Substitutes not used: Matt Lampson, Tony Tchani, Olman Vargas, Eric Gehrig.

Sporting Kansas City – Jimmy Nielsen, Chance Myers, Lawrence Olum, Matt Besler, Seth Sinovic, Paulo Nagamura, Julio Cesar, Roger Espinoza (Aurelien Collin, 94+), Graham Zusi (Jacob Peterson, 87), C.J. Sapong, Kei Kamara

Substitutes not used: Eric Kronberg, Michael Harrington, Bobby Convey, Oriol Rosell, Dom Dwyer.


Goals and Assists

Club Time Player (Assisted by)
KC 10' C.J. Sapong (Graham Zusi)
CLB 91' Eddie Gaven (Emilio Renteria)


Club Time Player Reason Action
CLB 67' Julius James Foul  


Match Stats
Columbus Crew   Sporting Kansas City
13 Attempts on Goal 14
5 Shots on Target 5
4 Shots off Target 6
4 Blocked Shots 3
3 Corner Kicks 8
15 Fouls 13
14 Open Play Crosses 19
1 Offsides 3
1 First Yellow Cards 0
0 Second Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
53 Duels Won 67
43% Duels Won % 55%
344 Total Pass 366
70% Passing Accuracy % 78%
47.9% Possession 52.1%


Next Match Info

Next, the Crew returns to action Saturday, Oct. 20, as it travels to RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C., to face D.C. United at 7:30 p.m., after a bye week to allow for international fixtures. The Black & Gold will return home for Fan Appreciation Day and African Heritage Day, on Sunday, Oct. 28, as it hosts Toronto FC in the final match of the regular season at 4 p.m.


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