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Columbus Crew snatch lead in Concacaf Champions Cup semis vs. Monterrey

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Columbus Crew snatch lead in Concacaf Champions Cup semis vs. Monterrey
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With a spot within the match remaining on June 2 on the road, Columbus will look to shut the collection out once they head to Estadio BBVA for the second leg on Might 1.

Amid a back-and-forth begin to the match, Columbus broke via with a deserved collection opener within the twenty fifth minute by way of Cucho. The star Colombian striker labored a nifty mixture play with Russell-Rowe to arrange a medical end from the highest of the penalty space.

The 1-0 lead would not final, nevertheless, because the guests struck again with an all-important street aim within the 58th minute. A giveaway by Columbus set Jesús Gallardo free on a counterattack down the left facet, along with his cross discovering the ft of Maximiliano Meza for a tap-in end.

However the Crew ensured they’d enter Leg 2 at Estadio BBVA within the driver’s seat, courtesy of Russell-Rowe’s go-ahead strike within the 72nd minute. The 21-year-old Canadian completed off a wonderfully executed nook kick routine by noddng dwelling a flicked header help from Sean Zawadzki.

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