MLS Game Summary - Columbus at Philadelphia|
(Wednesday, June 5, 2013)
From The Sports Network
Final Score: Philadelphia 3, Columbus 0
Chester, PA (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Union ran rampant in the first
half at PPL Park on Wednesday to cruise to a 3-0 defeat of the Columbus Crew.
The two sides traded blows until the Union exploded for three goals in the
span of six minutes in the opening period.
Brian Carroll grabbed the first in the 25th minute when his shot from distance
took a deflection on its way past Andy Gruenebaum.
Carroll helped create the second goal four minutes later by nodding Sebastien
Le Toux's corner kick to the back post where Sheanon Williams was arriving to
fire it home with an acrobatic finish.
Philadelphia capped the sublime passage in the 31st when Le Toux collected
possession on the right flank and delivered a superb cross that Conor Casey
buried with a powerful header.
A scoreless second half saw the Union (6-5-4) claim its fourth shutout of the
season to go level with the Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City on 22
Columbus (4-5-5) is winless in its last three league outings to remain on 17
points for the season.
06/05 21:32:10 ET