Columbus Crew continue preseason with 2-0 win over Sporting Kansas City

Boosted by a first-minute Gyasi Zardes goal, Columbus Crew SC rolled to a 2-0 preseason win over Sporting KC. The Crew remain unbeaten thus far in four preseason games thus far this season. 

Pedro Santos added a goal in the 43rd minute from the penalty spot. 

SKC started with a less than full strength starting lineup, with the likes of Alan Pulido, Matt Besler and Roger Espinoza entering in the 60th minute. 

Goals

  • 1' - CLB - Zardes
  • 43' - CLB - Pedro Santos (PK)

Lineups

Columbus Crew: Not immediately available

Sporting Kansas City first 60 minutes (4-3-3): John Pulskamp; Jaylin Lindsey, Graham Smith, Botond Barath, Amadou Dia; Camden Riley, Gianluca Busio, Cameron Duke; Johnny Russell, Wilson Harris, Tucker Lepley

Sporting Kansas City final 30 minutes (4-3-3): Richard Sanchez; Graham Zusi, Roberto Puncec, Matt Besler, Luis Martins; Ilie Sanchez, Roger Espinoza, Gadi Kinda; Khiry Shelton, Alan Pulido, Daniel Salloi

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