MATCH PREVIEW: COLUMBUS CREW TRAVELS TO THE BRONX TO FACE NEW YORK CITY FC FRIDAY NIGHT

Yankee Stadium aerial view 2011 photo. By Groupe Canam, Saint-Gédéon-de-Beauce, QCQuébec, – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https commons.wikimedia.org.

July 29, 2021

The Crew head to Yankee Stadium riding a six-match unbeaten streak, hold a three-match win streak against New York City since 2020 regular season

COLUMBUS — Columbus Crew (6-3-6, 24 points) continues its two-match road stretch as it travels to face New York City FC (7-5-2, 23 points) at Yankee Stadium tomorrow, Friday, July 30 [7:30 p.m. ET / Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports App (Stream)  / 97.1 FM The Fan & 971TheFan.com (English), ColumbusCrew.com (Spanish)]. Coverage of the match on Bally Sports Ohio is set to begin at 7:00 p.m. ET.


The Crew enters Friday’s contest at New York City FC having won its three previous regular-season matches against New York dating back to a 3-1 victory on October 18, 2020. The match Friday evening marks the third regular-season contest between the two Eastern Conference sides in 2021, with the Black & Gold having won the two previous matches, each with a 2-1 final score. Notably, Crew midfielder Lucas Zelarayan enters the game tied for the Club lead in goals scored against New York City FC, having scored four times in three appearances (three game-winning goals).

2021 MLS Regular Season

Columbus Crew at New York City FC
Friday, July 30 – 7:30 p.m. ET – Yankee Stadium

Local Television: Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports App (Stream) | Coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET
Columbus Crew Radio: 97.1 The Fan and streaming online via “Listen Live” at 971TheFan.com. (English). ColumbusCrew.com (Spanish).

Bradley Wright-Phillips using his veteran tricks could get loose for some goals tonight (Osvaldo Figueroa Jr.)

ABOUT COLUMBUS CREW
Columbus Crew is the first club in Major League Soccer. The Crew is operated by The Edwards Family and Haslam Sports Group. The Black & Gold are the 2020 MLS Cup Champions. The Club won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2021 campaign is the Columbus Crew’s 26th season in MLS as well as the Club’s final season at Historic Crew Stadium — the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – and the Crew’s inaugural season at Lower.com Field.

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