The Columbus Crew reserves defeated the Philadelphia Union reserves Sunday morning (10:00 am) at Crew Stadium, 1-0, in the MLS Reserve League. With the win, the Crew reserves are now 4-1-0 this season.
The only goal of the game was scored by rookie Crew midfielder Bernardo Anor in the 70th minute. Cole Grossman played the ball to Crew Soccer Academy player Khai Celestin. Celestin crossed the ball into the box, where Anor got on the end of it and hit a shot into the bottom right corner.
The next game for the Crew reserves is September 11th, in Crew Stadium, at 10:00 am against Toronto F.C.
Columbus Crew – Andy Gruenebaum, Korey Veeder (Dominic Aracri* 68), Josh Williams, Eric Gehrig, Ben Sippola, Tom Catalano* (Aaron Horton 34), Danny O’Rourke (Khai Celestin* 46), Cole Grossman, Bernardo Anor, Santiago Prim, Tommy Heinemann (JJ Bain* 60).
Philadelphia Union – Zac MacMath, Ryan Richter, Joe Tait*, Juan Diego Gonzalez, Michael Farfan (Billy McConnell*), Amobi Okugo, Zach Pfeffer, Roger Torres, Kyle Nakazawa, Levi Houapeu (Darius Madison* 46), Jack McInerney (Melvin Snoh* 66).
* Indicates non-roster players