Le Toux helps Union snap skid, 1-0 over Crew

CHESTER, Pa. - September 17, 2011

The Union ended an 0-3-5 stretch that dated to a 3-0 victory July 17 at New England.

A standing room-only sellout of 18,906 at PPL Park saw Philadelphia improve to 6-1-8 at home with its first victory in four tries against Columbus.

The Union (9-7-12) moved into third place in the Eastern Conference, two points behind the Crew and one point behind Sporting Kansas City, which played later at Real Salt Lake.

Columbus is 0-3-1 in its last four matches and fell to 3-8-3 on the road.

Union rookie goalkeeper Zac MacMath picked up his second consecutive shutout in place of MLS All-Star Faryd Mondragon, who has a broken finger.

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