The Columbus Crew reserves side earned a little revenge on Sunday morning at Crew Stadium, as the defeated Toronto’s reserves, 4-2. The win was the Crew reserves fifth in a row, and they are now 5-1-0 on the season. The Toronto reserves are almost as bad as their actual team. They are now 0-5-2 this year.
Jeff Cunningham scored twice and assisted on another during the game. He almost had a hat-trick, but his penalty kick was saved in 33rd minute.
Crew rookie Eric Gehrig’s twin brother, Greg, made an appearance at forward as a non-roster player.
The Crew reserves return to action on September 18th in Philadelphia against the Union. Toronto’s reserves host the New York Red Bulls on October 1st.
CLB – Justin Meram (Jeff Cunningham) 21
TFC – Javier Martina (Matt Gold) 32
CLB – Kevin Burns (Justin Meram) 34
CLB – Jeff Cunningham (Shaun Francis) 37
CLB – Jeff Cunningham (Shaun Francis) 41
TFC – Doneil Henry (Nathan Sturgis) 85
Columbus Crew – Chris Konopka, Korey Veeder, Josh Williams, Eric Gehrig, Shaun Francis (Ben Sippola, 71), Danny O’Rourke (Santiago Prim, 65), Cole Grossman, Kevin Burns (Greg Gehrig*,75) Dejan Rusmir, Justin Meram (George Davis*,71), Jeff Cunningham (Aaron Horton, 54).
Toronto FC – Chad Bush*, Matt Gold (Deon Rose*, 81), Doneil Henry, Eddy Viator, Tyler Pasher*, Nathan Sturgis, Oscar Cordon (Jay Chapman*, 5), Gianluca Zavarise, Javier Martina, Leandre Griffit, Keith Makubuya (Michael Petrasso*, 46).
*Indicates non-roster players