Columbus Crew perform at a high level so far being 3rd in the table. New York City can look both up and down from their 6th position.
It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Columbus and New York City.
New York City have a very long trip to this away game, as there's more than 800 kilometers in distance to cover. This could prove a challenge, at least for the supporters.
Columbus Crew form and stats
Columbus Crew, who have the fewest conceded goals (14) in Major League Soccer, have been outstanding at home so far in the Major League Soccer with 7 wins, 0 draws and only 1 loss.
Columbus lost their last game at Cincinnati (placed 13th) after a 1-2 scoreline. Preceding that match was a defeat to Montreal Impact (1-2).
The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Columbus Crew have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found nine matches with the results: Won three, drawn three and lost three.
Columbus have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at MAPFRE Stadium with 15 goals in 8 league matches. As for guarding their own goal, Columbus have only let in 3 goals at home. It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.
New York City form and stats
The visitors, who have the fewest conceded goals (6) away in Major League Soccer, are W3-D3-L3 on the road this term. That's in the Major League Soccer.
It's another away game for the visitors, as they travelled to Orlando City (placed 4th) in their previous outing. The Major League Soccer match ended in a draw 1-1. Preceding that, the 1-2 home loss versus New England.
So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with New York City playing away and similar expectations, we found 16 relevant matches. Results were five York wins, three draws and eight defeats.
The visitors have scored 7 goals from 9 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. It's worth mentioning that 4 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. York are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 6 times in 9 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.
Head 2 HeadNew York City - Columbus 1-0 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: three wins for Columbus, two draws and five wins for New York City. Over 2,5 goals: five times; under 2,5 goals: five games.
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Columbus Crew missing players
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|Columbus Crew||New York City|
|Total||Home||vs ||Statistics||Stat||vs ||Away||Total|
|94%||100%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||80%||90%|
|72%||78%||100%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||67%||40%||55%|
|50%||44%||33%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||33%||20%||45%|
|22%||0%||0%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||33%||20%||35%|
|0%||0%||0%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||10%||10%|
|50%||67%||67%||Clean Sheets||C S||0%||40%||30%|
|11%||0%||0%||Failed to Score||F T||33%||50%||35%|
|0||0||0||Corners for (avg)||C F||0||0||0|
|0||0||0||Corners against (avg)||C A||0||0||0|
|1.9||1.7||2||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||2.7||2.4||2.3|
|0||0||0||Red cards||R C||0||1||1|
|214||125||40||Total Shots||T S||41||109||297|
|71||41||12||Shots on Target||S O||17||41||109|
|39%||39%||42%||Goal Efficiency||G E||24%||24%||25%|
- Columbus Crew has the fewest conceded goals (14) in Major League Soccer
- Columbus Crew has the fewest conceded goals (3) at home in Major League Soccer
- Columbus Crew has the most clean sheets (6) at home in Major League Soccer
- Columbus Crew has the most clean sheets (9) in Major League Soccer
- Columbus Crew have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
- Columbus Crew have scored in all their home matches so far.
- Columbus Crew haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
- New York City has the fewest conceded goals (6) away in Major League Soccer
|6||New York City||18||8||3||7||23||16||9||5||0||4||16||10||9||3||3||3||7||6||7||27|
|7||New York RB||18||7||3||8||21||22||7||3||0||4||9||10||11||4||3||4||12||12||-1||24|