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Crew Draw D.C. United, 1-1

April 6, 2024 - Major League Soccer (MLS)
Columbus Crew SC News Release

COLUMBUS - The Crew earned a 1-1 draw against D.C. United in tonight's home match at Field in Columbus, Ohio.

Columbus has scored at least one goal in 23 of its past 24 matches across all competitions, netting 45 goals in the stretch.

With tonight's victory over D.C. United, the Crew have extended their home unbeaten streak to 16 regular season matches, the second-longest streak in club history (22 games from 2008-09).

Following tonight's tie, the Crew are unbeaten against D.C. United in their last five meetings, registering 13 goals in the span.

Midfielder Aidan Morris scored a right-footed goal from long range in the 87th minute to level the scoring.

Morris registered his second goal in his last three MLS appearances for the Crew.

The Homegrown midfielder earned the Nationwide Man of the Match for the effort.

With tonight's appearance, midfielder Darlington Nagbe now ranks 10th for most regular season matches played in MLS history (393), surpassing Brad Davis (392).

Nagbe played in his 108th consecutive regular season match, a streak that dates to May 1, 2021 with the Black & Gold. He holds the second-longest stretch in appearances made in MLS regular season play.

Defender Will Sands started his first match since sustaining a season-ending injury on April 22, 2023. It was the 13th start of his MLS career.

Tonight, Sands recorded 45 minutes played, 18 accurate passes completed (95 percent passing accuracy), and 29 touches.

Today's attendance of 20,740 marked the 21st consecutive MLS sellout at Field and the fourth-highest attendance at the venue.

The Crew face Tigres UANL in the second leg of the quarterfinals at Estadio Universitario on Tuesday, April 9 at 8:45 p.m. ET. Based on Tuesday's 1-1 result at Field, the Club can advance to the Concacaf Championship Cup Semifinals for the first time in franchise history with:

A Crew victory by any margin.

A draw with both teams scoring two or more goals.

In the event the match is tied 1-1 at the end of regulation, the contest will proceed to extra time and potentially penalty kicks.

With a Tigres UANL win or 0-0 draw, Tigres would advance to the next round.

Upcoming Match: Columbus Crew vs. Tigres UANL

Concacaf Champions Cup - Quarterfinals Leg 2 of 2

Tuesday, April 8 - 8:45 p.m. ET

University Stadium | San Nicolás De Los Garza, Nuevo León, Mexico

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