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Ezra Hendrickson hired as coach of Chicago Fire.

Nov. 24, 2021 22:31 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Ezra Hendrickson was hired Wednesday as coach of Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire. Hendrickson had spent three seasons with the Columbus Crew, which won last year's MLS title. He succeeds Frank Klopas, who became interim coach in...

Crew tops Fire 2-0 but defending champs miss playoffs

Nov. 07, 2021 18:23 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lucas Zelarayan and Miguel Berry scored for Columbus in its 2-0 win over the Chicago Fire on Sunday, but the defending MLS champions will miss the playoffs. Columbus (13-13-8) finished in ninth place in the Eastern Conference, tied with D.C....

Zelarayán, Crew avoid elimination again, beat DC United 3-1

Oct. 30, 2021 21:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lucas Zelarayán scored two goals, Pedro Santos added another and the Columbus Crew beat D.C. United 3-1 on Saturday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Columbus (12-13-8) and D.C. United are tied with 44 points, two back of the New York Red...

Zelarayán has goal and 2 assists, Crew beat Orlando City 3-1

Oct. 27, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lucas Zelarayán had a goal and two assists and Columbus beat Orlando City 3-1 on Wednesday night to keep the defending champion Crew's slim playoff hopes alive. Columbus (11-13-8) has 41 points, three behind seventh-place D.C. United for the final...

Nealis scores first goal since 2019, Red Bulls top Crew 2-1

Oct. 23, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sean Nealis scored in the 87nd minute for his first MLS goal since 2019 and the New York Red Bulls beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday night. New York (12-11-7) is unbeaten in eight straight matches, with six wins. The Red Bulls have allowed...

Zardes sprains knee, could miss US's November qualifiers

Oct. 23, 2021 09:35 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Crew forward Gyasi Zardes likely will be sidelined for two to four weeks after he sprained his left knee, an injury that could cause him to miss the United States' World Cup qualifiers next month against Mexico and Jamaica. The 30-year-old...

Mukhtar, Willis help Nashville tie 1-1 with Crew

Oct. 20, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored in the 77th minute, Joe Willis had five saves and Nashville SC tied the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Wednesday night. Mukhtar, who scored four goals as a rookie last season, ran onto a cross by Daniel Ríos and slipped right-footer...

Zardes, Santos help Crew beat Inter Miami 4-0

Oct. 16, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored twice, Pedro Santos had a goal and two assists and the Columbus Crew beat Inter Miami 4-0 on Saturday night. Zardes, off an entry pass from Santos, flicked in a header from the center of the area to open the scoring in the 39th...

Steffen in goal as US changes 9 of 11 starters vs Costa Rica

Oct. 13, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter shook up his lineup, inserting goalkeeper Zack Steffen among nine changes to the starting 11 for Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica. Chris Richards, a 21-year-old central defender, was given his...

US soccer has Jekyll & Hyde personality ahead of Costa Rica

Oct. 12, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. soccer team has a Jekyll and Hyde personality that makes it difficult to determine which will show for Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica. During last weekend’s 1-0 loss at Panama, the Americans were as stagnant...