Columbus visits Toronto FC after shutout win

Columbus Crew SC (10-15-8, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto FC (12-10-11, sixth in the Eastern Conference)

Toronto; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: A game after shutting out Philadelphia 2-0, Columbus plays Toronto FC.

Toronto FC is 10-3-8 against Eastern Conference opponents. Jozy Altidore paces the fifth-ranked scoring team in the league with 11 goals. Toronto FC has scored 56 goals.

The Crew are 8-7-6 against Eastern Conference opponents. Columbus is 4-0-0 when it scores more than two goals.

The teams meet Sunday for the second time this season. The last meeting ended in a 2-2 draw.

TOP PERFORMERS: Altidore leads Toronto FC with 11 goals. Nicolas Benezet has two goals over the last 10 games for Toronto FC.

Pedro Santos has 11 goals and five assists for Columbus. Gyasi Zardes has six goals over the past 10 games for the Crew.

LAST 10 GAMES: Toronto FC: 3-1-6, averaging 1.8 goals, 1.1 assists, 4.4 shots on goal and 5.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.

Columbus: 4-1-5, averaging 1.8 goals, 1.1 assists, 5.3 shots on goal and 4.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.2 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Toronto FC: None listed.

Columbus: Federico Higuain (injured), Waylon Francis (injured), Hector Jimenez (injured), Milton Valenzuela (injured), Alex Crognale (injured).