FC Cincinnati plays Columbus, looks to stop home skid
Cincinnati; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: FC Cincinnati hosts Columbus aiming to stop a four-game home skid.
FC Cincinnati is 3-10-2 against Eastern Conference opponents. FC Cincinnati is last in the MLS with 26 goals. Allan Cruz paces the team with five.
The Crew are 5-7-5 against Eastern Conference opponents. Columbus is 3-1-4 when it scores a pair of goals.
The teams square off Sunday for the second time this season. The last meeting ended in a 2-2 draw.
TOP PERFORMERS: Cruz has five goals and one assist for FC Cincinnati. Emmanuel Ledesma has four goals and two assists over the last 10 games for FC Cincinnati.
LAST 10 GAMES: FC Cincinnati: 2-7-1, averaging 1.2 goals, one assist, 4.4 shots on goal and 3.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 2.8 goals per game.
Columbus: 2-4-4, averaging 1.3 goals, one assist, 3.5 shots on goal and 4.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.