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Philly's Jack McInerney aims at Columbus
June 5th, 2013 1:11AM

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[MLS SCHEDULE: Week 15] Philadelphia's Jack McInerney will aim to extend his MLS scoring lead when the Union hosts Columbus in MLS's lone midweek game. The 20-year-old, who scored his 10th goal of the season in stoppage time to earn Philadelphia a 1-1 tie with Toronto on Saturday, has been named to the USA's Gold Cup roster.

McInerney was named the the 35-player preliminary Gold Cup roster two days before his strike against Toronto but told MLSSoccer.com he has never spoken with Coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

“I have no idea what [Klinsmann] is thinking,” McInerney said. “But I know if I keep scoring, whether I make it now or later, eventually it will come.”

Philadelphia has a two-point lead over Columbus as both team vie to move into the playoff zone of the Eastern Conference standings. They tied, 1-1, in their previous meeting this season, April 6 in Columbus. The Crew comes off a 1-1 tie with Houston last Saturday.

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 15:
Wednesday, June 5
7:30 pm ET
Philadelphia vs. Columbus, Univision Dep.

Saturday, June 8 
7:30 pm ET
New England vs. D.C. United, Univision Dep.
8:30 pm ET
Chicago vs. Portland
9:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy
10:30 pm ET
Seattle vs. Vancouver, NBCSN

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 16:
Saturday, June 15
5 pm ET
Portland vs. FC Dallas, ESPN
7 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Toronto FC
7:30 pm ET
Columbus vs. Montreal, Univision Dep.
9 pm ET
Colorado vs. San Jose
10 pm ET
Vancouver vs. New England

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 17:
Wednesday, June 19
8 pm ET
Montreal vs. Houston
8:30 pm ET
Chicago vs. Colorado
10 pm ET
Vancouver vs. Chivas USA
10:30 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. Portland

Saturday, June 22
7 pm ET
D.C. United vs. San Jose
8 pm ET
Columbus vs. Chicago
8:30 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. Sporting KC
9 pm ET
Houston vs. Toronto FC
9:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle

Sunday, June 23
5 pm ET
Philadelphia vs. New York, ESPN
7 pm ET
Portland vs. Colorado, NBCSN
11 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. LA Galaxy, UniMas

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 18:
Saturday, June 29
1 pm ET
Toronto FC vs. Real Salt Lake
5:30 pm ET
Philadelphia vs. FC Dallas, NBCSN
7 pm ET
Montreal vs. Colorado, Univision Dep.
D.C. United vs. Vancouver
8:30 pm ET
Sporting KC vs. Columbus
10:30 pm ET
San Jose vs. LA Galaxy (at Stanford Stadium)
Chivas USA vs. New England

Sunday, June 30
2 pm ET
New York vs. Houston, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPN Deportes


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MLS STANDINGS:
Eastern Conference:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-

26 Montreal 8-2-2 22/15
25 New York 7-5-4 23/19
22 Houston 6-3-4 19/14
19 New England 5-4-4 15/9
19 Sporting KC 5-5-4 18/13
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19 Philadelphia 5-5-4 19/24
17 Columbus 4-4-5 16/13
11 Chicago 3-7-2 9/17
8 Toronto FC 1-7-5 11/19
5 D.C. United 1-10-2 6/24

Western Conference:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-

28 FC Dallas 8-2-4 23/17
24 Real Salt Lake 7-5-3 21/15
22 Portland 5-1-7 22/14
20 LA Galaxy 6-5-2 21/15
20 Colorado 5-4-5 15/12
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18 Seattle 5-4-3 16/13
16 Vancouver 4-4-4 16/17
15 San Jose 3-6-6 13/23
11 Chivas USA 3-8-2 13/26
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MLS LEADING SCORERS:
G PLAYER (TEAM)
10+1 Jack McInerney (Philadelphia)
9 Marco Di Vaio (Montreal)
7+1 Mike Magee (Los Angeles/Chicago)
6 Thierry Henry (New York)
6 Dominic Oduro (Columbus)
6 Claudio Bieler (Sporting KC)
5+2 Blas Perez (FC Dallas)
5 Robbie Keane (Los Angeles)
5 Robert Earnshaw (Toronto FC)
5 Chris Wondolowski (San Jose)
5 Will Johnson (Portland)



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