Thursday, March 5, 2009

Crew Now 5-2 in Pre-Season With 2-0 Win Over Scouser Reserves

The Crew advanced to 5-2 in pre-season play and continued a 4-game winning streak by beating the rotten stinking Liverpool scouser reserves 2-0 today at the Liverpool academy site in Knowsley, UK.

In the final match of their England preseason trip, Alejandro Moreno and Guillermo Barros Schelotto each scored and Will Hesmer was solid with another clean sheet in goal.

CREW LINEUP: William Hesmer, Frankie Hejduk, Danny O’Rourke, Chad Marshall, Gino Padula, Eddie Gaven, Brian Carroll, Emmanuel Ekpo (Duncan Oughton 77), Robbie Rogers, Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Alejandro Moreno

LIVERPOOL RESERVES LINEUP: Dean Bouzanis, Martin Kelly (Ronald Huth 46), Mikel San Jose, Steven Irwin, Emmanuel Mendy (Andre Wisdom 75), Gerardo Bruna (Vincent Weijl 12), Damien Plessis (David Amoo 56), Jay Spearing, Victor Palsson, Dani Pacheco, Andras Simon (Vitor Flora 46)

The Crew return to Columbus Friday, take the weekend off before resuming training on Monday. They leave on Tuesday, March 10, for Austin, Texas, where they will train for several days in preparation for their final pre-season match v Austin Aztex FC, 8:30 p.m. ET., Saturday, March 14.

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