Columbus: Lampson; Williams, Marshall, O’Rourke, Barson; Warzycha, Trapp, Anor; Oduro, Higuain (c), Schoenfeld
Bench: Withrow, Wahl, George, Sanchez, Speas, Finlay, Meram
Portland: Ricketts, Jewsbury (c), Jean-Baptiste, Kah, Harrington, Zemanski, Valeri, Chara, Alhassan, R. Johnson, Nagbe
Bench: Kocic, Danso, McKenzie, Miller, Zizzo, Nanchoff, Valencia
Andy Gruenebaum is a scratch in goal due to injury (shoulder ailment still being evaluated).
Wil Trapp and Konrad Warzycha are making their first MLS start.
This marks the first time that three Homegrown Crew players are in the Starting XI. Matt Lampson, Wil Trapp & Chad Barson.