FC Cincinnati takes on Columbus on 4-game skid

October 13

Columbus Crew SC (9-3-4, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. FC Cincinnati (3-10-4, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

Cincinnati; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: FC Cincinnati looks to break a four-game skid with a victory against Columbus.

FC Cincinnati is 3-9-4 in conference play. Kendall Waston ranks fifth in league play with five cards, all of them yellow. FC Cincinnati has 37 cards, all of them yellow.

The Crew are 8-3-2 in conference play. Columbus is tenth in the league with 27 goals led by Gyasi Zardes with eight.

The teams meet Wednesday for the fourth time this season. Columbus won the last meeting 3-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Allan Cruz leads FC Cincinnati with one goal. Brandon Vazquez has one goal over the last 10 games for FC Cincinnati.

Zardes has eight goals and two assists for Columbus. Pedro Santos has four goals and five assists over the past 10 games for the Crew.

LAST 10 GAMES: FC Cincinnati: 1-6-3, averaging 0.2 goals, zero assists, 2.5 shots on goal and four corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.

Columbus: 4-3-3, averaging 1.4 goals, one assist, 3.7 shots on goal and 5.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.1 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: FC Cincinnati: Kendall Waston (injured), Greg Garza (injured), Jurgen Locadia (injured), Mathieu Deplagne (injured), Przemyslaw Tyton (injured), Maikel Van der Werff (injured).

Columbus: Vito Wormgoor (injured), Darlington Nagbe (injured), Lucas Zelarrayan (injured), Waylon Francis (injured).

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