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The Bulldogs had a trio of shots carom off the crossbar and MSU goalkeeper Reilley Ott finished the contest with seven key saves, many of them coming against shots from point-blank range.
Marcus Epps’ lax marking led to the second goal, a Nicolas Hasler header off a corner kick that went in off the crossbar.
EX and EX-L Navi trims feature a tilting-and-sliding sunroof over the front seat, and Honda offers a list of practical add-ons, including roof-rack crossbars and a rooftop bike carrier.
The resulting free kick sailed over the crossbar, but Louisville City gained a man advantage as de Wit was issued a red card for his challenge on Spencer.
Altidore put the United States ahead with a curling shot past Miller’s outstretched right hand into the upper corner of the net just beneath the crossbar, his 39th goal in 108 appearances.
Chicago then scored again when the Timbers left Brandon Vincent unmarked in the box, allowing him to receive a pass and score on a beautiful shot off the crossbar.
While that shot was deflected, Kennedy was in front of the goal and attempted to head it in, but the ball ended up sailing just over the crossbar.
One of the best chances for Russia came in the 72nd when substitute Igo Smolnikov sent his shot over the crossbar from very close range.
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Definition of crossbar for English Language Learners
: a bar that joins two posts (such as goalposts in soccer or hockey)
: the bar that goes between the seat and the handlebars of a bicycle
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