| ||PROBABLE LINEUPS||Columbus Crew (4-4-1-1): Gruenebaum; Gehrig, George, Glauber, Wahl; Meram, Sanchez, Tchani, Speas; Higuain; Oduro.|
OUT: Drew Beckie (L adductor strain), Eddie Gaven (L ACL rupture), Chad Marshall (R hamstring strain), Augustin Viana (R hamstring strain), Daniel Withrow (R foot stress reaction)
QUESTIONABLE: Josh Williams (L calf inflammation)
|Montreal Impact (4-2-3-1): Perkins; Camara, Ferrari, Ouimette, Brovsky; Warner, Bernier; Mapp, Martins, Romero; Di Vaio.|
OUT: Nelson Rivas (L knee surgery), Maxim Tissot (toe fracture), Andrea Pisanu (R quad strain), Davy Arnaud (concussion-like symptoms), Daniele Paponi (R hamstring strain)
| ||DID YOU KNOW?|
Montreal is first in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference with 26 points, despite having played a league-fewest 12 matches.
Columbus is in seventh place, with 17 points from 14 matches.
Impact striker Marco Di Vaio is second in MLS with nine goals. To get those, he's taken a league-high 23 shots on goal.
Columbus has converted three penalties this season, tied for the most in MLS.
Montreal defender Alessandro Nesta will miss this match with a suspension.