Black & Gold by the numbers: June 14
The Crew has suffered 187 fouls through 14 matches in 2013, a mark that is ranked third in MLS this season ... Sporting KC (203 fouls suffered) leads MLS thus far, with FC Dallas sitting in second with 196 ... the Crew has suffered at least 10 fouls per match in its last eight matches dating back to April 20 at Chicago ... the club’s season-high for fouls suffered is 20 (March 2 at Chivas USA) while Saturday’s opponent -- the Montreal Impact -- only fouled the Black & Gold six times on April 14, tied for the fewest fouls suffered in a Crew match in 2013.
The Crew has scored 16 goals this season and has found the back of the net just over 30 percent of the time (5-of-16 goals) during the 61st through the 75th minute in matches ... Dominic Oduro struck in the 72nd-minute in back-to-back matches against Philadel- phia (April 6) and at Stade Saputo in a 1-1 draw against the Montreal Impact (April 14).
Entering the club’s 15th match of the 2013 campaign, the Black & Gold are unbeaten (4-0-2) when the team scores first in a match ... at Crew Stadium, the team is 1-0-1 when scoring first and has picked-up crucial
road points in five road contests (3-0-1) in which they were the first to strike.
“Dollar Night” at the stadium is back on Saturday as the ever-popular Bob Evans Buck- a-Brat Night and Dollar Draft Night presented by Budweiser, are combined in their 2013 return ... all fans will be able to enjoy juicy, full-size Bob Evans Bratwursts for just $1 throughout the game and those of legal drinking age will be able to enjoy Bud and Bud Light drafts for $1 at select locations until the 45th minute ... credentialed media members can get in on the fun and enjoy brats too in the press box and photo work room.