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Columbus Crew Hosts LAFC at Field Today

May 21, 2022 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Columbus Crew SC News Release

COLUMBUS - Columbus Crew (3-4-4, 13 points) returns home to host LAFC (7-3-2, 23 points) at Field today, Saturday, May 21 [3:30 p.m. ET / UniMas, TUDN (Spanish), Twitter (English) / 97.1 The Fan & (English), (Spanish)]. The match will serve as a celebration of On Our Sleeves Day in partnership with Nationwide Children's Hospital. Tickets for the match are available at

The Nationwide Children's Hospital movement to break stigmas around children's mental health, On Our Sleeves, will be represented on the pitch, with a select number of Crew players donning custom-designed cleats. The Crew's jerseys will feature specially designed numbers while the captain's armband for the day will also sport special On Our Sleeves design elements, which can be viewed here. Following the match, the customized cleats and jerseys will be auctioned with proceeds benefitting Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Upon the conclusion of this afternoon's match, an in-person press conference featuring Head Coach Caleb Porter is set to be held in the Field Press Conference Room. Locker rooms will be open to accredited media for post-match interviews with Crew players.

May 21 will serve as a full day of professional soccer at Field with a single-ticket, doubleheader. All ticketed supporters attending the First Team match against LAFC are invited to remain in the stadium to watch the MLS NEXT Pro contest between Columbus Crew 2 and Toronto FC II [7 p.m. ET / (stream)]. Club and premium spaces will close 60 minutes after the conclusion of the First Team contest. Information on all the matchday activations surrounding the doubleheader can be found here.

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