Columbus Crew audio feature: Derrick Etienne, Jr.: Team plays LAFC this afternoon

Derrick Etienne Jr. Crew 5 17 2022 On LAFC, Lucas Zealrayan & Steven Moriera.mp3

COLUMBUS CREW HOSTS LOS ANGELES FC FOR FIRST TIME AT
LOWER.COM FIELD
Columbus Crew looks to secure three points at home in the third
all-time regular season meeting against Los Angeles FC. This will
be LAFC’s first trip to Lower.com Field. The Crew currently sits two
games back in the all-time regular-season series with a record of
0-2-0 dating back to 2018.

ETIENNE JR. AMONG LEADERS IN TOUCHES INSIDE
OPPONENT’S BOX
Derrick Etienne Jr. currently sits third in MLS in touches
inside the opponent’s box with 67 total touches through
11 games played. The midfielder has found ways to break
down opponents inside the box, producing three goals
and four assists while playing in different positions for
the Black & Gold this season. Etienne Jr. has already
passed his previous single-season career-high goals con- tributed total (six) – which he set in 2021 with the Crew having contributed to seven goals so far this season. For
a complete list of MLS leaders in touches inside the op- ponent’s box, please see the table below.


2022 TOUCHES IN THE OPPONENT’S BOX
PLAYER TOUCHES
Valentín Castellanos (NYC) 85
Talles Magno (NYC) 70
Derrick Etienne Jr. (CLB) 67
Adam Buksa (NE) 57
Hany Mukhtar (NSH) 56

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