Latest Columbus Crew SC News

Jesse Gonzalez replaces Zack Steffen on US roster

Mar. 17, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Columbus goalkeeper Zack Steffen has been dropped from the U.S. roster for exhibitions against Ecuador and Chile, replaced by Dallas' Jesse Gonzalez. Steffen, who started the first two matches under new U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter, played in the Crew's 1-0 win over Dallas on Saturday night....

Sauro scores in 10th minute, Crew beats FC Dallas 1-0

Mar. 16, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gaston Sauro scored in the 10th minute on a glancing header of Pedro Santos' corner kick and the Columbus Crew beat FC Dallas 1-0 on Saturday. Columbus (2-0-1) topped FC Dallas (1-1-1) at home for just the second time since 2012. Columbus goalkeeper Zack Steffen came out of his area...

Zardes scores twice, Porter gets 1st win with Crew

Mar. 9, 2019 4:28 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored two goals and the Columbus Crew beat the New England Revolution 2-0 on Saturday for coach Caleb Porter's first victory with the club. Zardes opened the scoring in the 26th minute with his first goal of the season for Columbus (1-0-1). Pedro Santos received a...

Sauro's header gives Crew 1-1 draw with Red Bulls

Mar. 2, 2019 6:56 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gaston Sauro tied the game in the 41st minute and the Columbus Crew earned a 1-1 draw against the defending Supporters' Shield winning New York Red Bulls in the season opener for both teams on Saturday. Sauro's header redirected Federico Higuain's corner for the first MLS goal in his...

Growth is still the name of the game in MLS

Feb. 28, 2019 6:58 PM EST

Major League Soccer embarks this weekend on its 24th season with, appropriately enough, 24 teams. FC Cincinnati joins the league this season, with Nashville and Miami teed up to start next year and Austin coming aboard in 2021. MLS has added 11 teams in the past decade. So it's no wonder Commissioner Don Garber...

High-profile moves _ and near moves _ mark a shift in MLS

Feb. 1, 2019 9:32 PM EST

Recent high-profile moves — and near moves — for Major League Soccer players are signaling a shift in how the league is perceived on the world stage. The old stereotype that MLS is a final destination for players on the downside of their careers is fading as more of the league's stars are getting...