Favored Crew meet surprising Red Bulls

November 18, 2008
By Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPNsoccernet
By all accounts, the 2008 MLS Cup Final should be a mismatch, with the dynamic and dangerous Columbus Crew taking on the short-handed and overachieving New York Red Bulls.

It shouldn't be hard to predict the outcome when the Crew's multitalented attack takes on the Red Bulls and their patchwork defense, but given the dramatic path the Red Bulls have taken to their first MLS Cup final, nobody is likely to be in a hurry to write off a team that has already overcome so much.
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