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MLS Week 25: A Look Ahead

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Rivalries dominate Week 25 in MLS,and there a few salivating matchupson tap this weekend.

The most notable is the Cascadia Cup as the resurgent Seattle Sounders face the Portland Timbers at Providence Park. Both sides met last week withthe Sounders cruised to a 3-1 win.

Match Report: Columbus Crew 1-2 Philadelphia Union

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Keegan Rosenberry scored in the 74th minute to give the Union a 2-1 road win in Columbus.

Rookies power Union to road win over Crew

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The Philadelphia Union's rookies stepped up in a major way on Wednesday night.

Two of the three rookies selected in the 2016 MLS Draft by the Union contributed a goal each in a 2-1 win over the Columbus Crew on Wednesday.Fabian Herbers opened the scoring for the visitors at Mapfre Stadium, while Keegan Rosenberry netted a vital winner in the 74th minute.

MLS teams try to reverse course with time running out in 2016

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Seattle, Columbus, and the Philadelphia Union still have time to make 2016 count with a late season run to the MLS playoffs.

Union vs Crew quick reference

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Match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more from the series history between the Union and Crew.

Sore foot for Ilsinho, no return dates for Edu & Carroll, more news

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Ilsinho has a sore foot, no timetable for Edu or Carroll, Ethan Finlay rounding into form for Wednesday's opponent, Columbus Crew.

MLS Ticker: Valeri, Trusty, Nashville and more

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One of Major League Soccer's biggest stars has extended his contract with his longtime club, while a U.S. youth international has officially signed a Homegrown deal.

The Timbers announced on Wednesday that midfielder Diego Valeri has signed a contract extension.

MLS Ticker: Guardado, Higuain, Noguiera and more

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One of North America's biggest stars has received a large offer to join MLS, while the Columbus Crew and Philadelphia Union have each suffered blows to their starting lineups.

Atlanta United has reportedly offered Andres Guradado a$6 millionper year deal to join as the club's first Designated Player.

Major League Standings- At the Copa America break

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Seattle is still on the outside looking in but there's hope and a way in without any other teams dropping points, thanks to Vancouver.

The Sounders won a game. On the road. I know it's crazy but it happen and to make things better, most of the West lent a hand in the Sounders quest to close the gap between them and playoffs.

In Pictures: Union 3-2 Crew

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PSP photographer Daniel Gajdamowicz shares his look at Philadelphia Union's 3-2 win over Columbus Crew SC.

Herbers' goal continuation of strong season for Union rookie class

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CHESTER, PA The Philadelphia Union have become used to receiving contributions from their rookie class in 2016.

Forward Fabian Herbers, who was one of three top-six selections in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, delivered his first-career MLSstrike in Wednesday's 3-2 victory over the Columbus Crew at Talen Energy Stadium.

Postgame video and quote sheet: Union 3-2 Crew

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Mike and Greg's postgame wrap. Video and transcript of Jim Curtin's postgame press conference. Remarks from Fabian Herbers, Matt Jones, Chris Pontius, Keegan Rosenberry, and more.

Union down Crew to reach Copa America break in first place in East

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CHESTER, PA The Philadelphia Union had a goal in mind that few could have envisioned them realizing before the season began, but Jim Curtin can put a check mark next to it after the club's latest impressive performance.

The Union achieved their goal of securing first place in the Eastern Conference at the Copa America Centenario break after beating the Columbus Crew, 3-2, at Talen Energy Stadium on Wednesday.

Undefeated in Eight: Union 3-2 Crew

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The Union took down the Crew to maintain two undefeated streaks.

After disposing of Columbus Crew SC, the Philadelphia Union will head into the summer break with an undefeated streak of eight games. Goals from Chris Pontius, Vincent Nogueira, and Fabian Herbers ensured the home side all three points, though the Crew stayed competitive until the end, narrowing the lead to one in second-half stoppage time.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-2 Columbus Crew

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Fabian Herbers scored his first MLS goal as the Union edged Columbus 3-2 on Wednesday night in Chester to remain atop the Eastern Conference.

GAME THREAD: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew

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Last game before the two-week Copa America Centenario break...can the Union head into the break unbeaten in eight straight matches?

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Starting XI

MLS Week 14: A Midweek Look Ahead

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With three matches each on Wednesday and Thursday, several MLS sides have the opportunity to rise or fall in the standings before the league breaks for two weeks.

The East-leading Philadelphia Union will look to build off their stellar start to the season when they meet Columbus Crew SC at Talon Energy Stadium on Wednesday night.

Zack Steffen

Following trying time with Freiburg, Zack Steffen rediscovers happiness with Crew move

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Day after day, Zack Steffen returned home from training withBundesliga club Freiburg and day after day, he felt the same uneasiness.

On the field, he was rising through the club's ranks, all but sealing a spot with the first teamahead of what could have been a breakthrough season. But off the field Steffen had never felt more alone, more isolated, as days came and went.

Crew add U.S. U-23 goalkeeper Zack Steffen

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One of the brightest prospects in the U.S. soccer pool has returned stateside with a move to MLS.

The Columbus Crew announced on Friday that the club has signed U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team goalkeeper Zack Steffen. The 21-year-old goalkeeper joins as a Discovery Signing after spending the last year-and-a-half with German club SC Freiburg.

Major League Soccer

MLS Ticker: Royer, Paparatto, Cincinatti,and more

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FC Dallas and Red Bulls both acquired new players to reinforcetheir lineups with half the season gone, and two MLS teams look into expansion, one into the league and one within their stadium.

TheNew York Red Bulls have completed the transfer of Austrian winger Daniel Royer from Danish Superliga sideFC Midtjylland.

MLS: Sebastian Giovinco Provides Exquisite Assist By Sending Beautiful Curler In Off Toronto Teammate’s Backside (Video)

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Toronto FC consigned Columbus Crew to their ninth-straight winless game with a 3-0 spanking in MLS on Sunday evening, with Sebastian Giovinco once again proving instrumental for the Canadian marauders.

The diminutive Italian midfielder pitched in with a goal and two assists over the course of the night, with the first 'assist' of the night proving to be a thing of great beauty.

Orlando City battles back for tie against Crew

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Two struggling sides entered Saturday night's meeting needing three points to get back into the Eastern Conference playoff race, but neither managed to break the deadlock come the final whistle.

Columbus Crew SC andOrlando City SC played to a 2-2 draw at MAPFRE Stadium after a strong second half from the visitors.

MLS Ticker: Mullins, Kaka, friendlies and more

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Following the reported trade of Fabian Espindola, D.C. United is reportedly set to acquire a new forward.

D.C. United is reportedly set to acquire forward Patrick Mullins from NYCFC in exchange for an international spot and allocation money.

Crew, TFC fight through weather delay, but settle for tie

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Both the Columbus Crew and Toronto FC battled the elements, but neither side could earn three points from Wednesday's Eastern Conference clash.

Playing without Sebastian Giovinco, Toronto FC came from behind to earn a road point in a 1-1 tie with the Columbus Crew at MAPFRE Stadium.

MLS Ticker: Whitecaps, Fagundez, Baah, and more

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A Canadian international has signed with MLS, while a Serie A club is reportedly interested in an MLS midfielder.

The Vancouver Whitecaps have signed Canadian international David Edgar. The defender most recently played for Birmingham City and hadspent his entire career in England prior to the move.

Kamara scores against Crew in Revolution win

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New England Revolution forward Kei Kamara was itching to score against the team that jettisoned him in May coming off of an MVP finalist season in 2015.

After working hard and coming up empty all game, Kamara pounced in the 71st minute when Revs teammate Teal Bunbury went down in the box and the Columbus Crew defense gave up on the play, allowing their former teammate to swoop in and cap off a 3-1 Revolution home win.

Accam leads Fire past Crew in U.S. Open Cup Round of 16

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BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Whenever David Accam has been healthy, he has been the catalyst of the Chicago Fire attack, which has spent much of the year looking lost without him.

Accam led the attack once again on Tuesday, scoring twice in the first half hour to lead the Chicago Fire past Columbus Crew, 2-1, on Tuesday night at Toyota Park.

Kamara rescues point for Crew against Red Bulls

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It almost seemed certain that the Columbus Crew were going to suffer sixth loss of the MLS season on Saturday night, until Ola Kamara provided some late-game heroics for the home side.

Kamara's fifthgoal of the season provided the Crew with a 1-1 draw against the New York Red Bulls, after appearing to be dead in the water entering second-half stoppage time.

Crew, Impact play to scoreless tie

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With each team missing key figures in the starting XI on Saturday night, Columbus Crew SC and the Montreal Impact struggled to find a scoring touch.

The Crew and Impact played to a 0-0 draw at MAPFRE Stadium, after both sides combined for a mere four shots on target.

Toronto FC

Giovinco brilliance carries TFC past Crew

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When Sebastian Giovinco is at his best, Toronto FC is a hard team to stop. That proved to be the case again on Sunday night.

The Italian striker either scored or assisted on all three goals as TFC secured a 3-0 win against the Columbus Crew, giving the home side 30 points for the season.

MLS in the heat of summer with points on the line

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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 13, 2016) US Soccer Players - The MLS schedule is that the games get heaviest just as the weather outside gets hottest. The MLS schedule makers seem to have a streak of the sadist in them. The turnaround shortens during the months when it's most difficult to play.

The Rest

Trapp, Bingham leave with injuries as Crew surge past Quakes

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A U.S. Men's National Team wingershined, but injuries to two members of the USMNT pool headlined Saturday's clash between the Columbus Crew and San Jose Earthquakes.

Ethan Finlay continued his recent hot streak while Justin Meram added a second from the spot, leading the Columbus Crew to a 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Friday.

Crew finally snap winless skid with defeat of Revs

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It took 11 matches spread across three months, but the Columbus Crew are finally back in the win column.

A pair of regulars did the damage on Saturday night, as Ethan Finlay and Federico Higuain fired the Crew to a 2-0 win over the New England Revolution at GilletteStadium.

Finlay strikes deep in stoppage time to earn Crew draw with NYCFC

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A stoppage time goal from David Villa seemingly had New York City FC on the path to three points. Up a goal with just seconds remaining in what had been an attack-heavy thriller, NYCFC looked like they would emerge from MAPFRE Stadium with a hard-fought win.

Questionable red mars draw between D.C. United, Crew

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Controversy surrounded the 1-1 draw between the Columbus Crew and D.C. United on Saturday at Mapfre Stadium.

The Crew pulled into the lead by way of Ola Kamara in the 63rd minute, but they conceded an 89th-minute equalizer to Fabian Espindola after wrongly going down to 10 men.

Kamara Comes Up Huge Against Old Team

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Goals haven't come easily for Kei Kamara since he was—much to his surprise—traded from the Columbus Crew to the New England Revolution on May 12th. One of the top scorers in MLS over the past few seasons, Kamara had just two goals in seven MLS matches for the Revolution going into the match, with both goals coming in a 3-2 losing effort in Montreal last weekend.

Sporting DPs Help KC to All Three Points

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In their first league game back from the Copa America Centenario, both Matt Besler and Graham Zusi made their presence felt for Kansas City as they picked up a 3-2 win over the Columbus Crew at Children's Mercy Park. It took both players until the second half to really take the game over, but when they did both players did well.

Fire v Rapids match preview

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Martin Tomszak is back with another match preview. The Fire are in Colorado to take on the team at the top of the Western Conference.

What are they all about? Colorado Rapids preview

It took 120 minutes and PKs, but the Chicago Fire beat Indy Eleven and advanced to the fifth round of the Open Cup where they will face the Columbus Crew.

In Photos: Philadelphia Union top Columbus Crew SC 3-1 and lead Eastern Conference

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Our David Musante put together some of his favorite photos from the Union's win on Wednesday.

It is always a fun experience to shoot a Union match at Talen Energy Stadium. I was out for my first match Wednesday night that saw the Union take on the Columbus Crew before the Copa America Centenario break.

Player rating survey: Columbus Crew at Philadelphia Union June 1st, 2016

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The Union did well to get three points at home, but how did each player do individually?

After a meatgrinder stretch that saw the Union play six games in just 21 days, the guys are getting a well-deserved break to rest and recuperate. Tonight's win against a dangerous Columbus Crew SC team was a real gut check for the team, and they rose to the occasion.