ICYMI: Crew 0 Real Salt Lake 0, 4 13 2024, head coach Wilfried Nancy dissects Match with Media

By Mariana Smithfield

Wilfried Nancy Crew head coach, yells from sidelines at Real Salt Lake, April 13, 2024 (courtesy IMAGN, photo by Rob Gray, USA Today Sports)


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Taha Habroune, Crew, salutes American Flag at Real Salt Lake, April 13, 2024 (courtesy Crew Communications)

Match Notes:

  • The Crew earned a 0-0 draw against Real Salt Lake in tonight’s road match at America First Field in Sandy, Utah.
    • Following tonight’s result, the Crew are unbeaten in their last five matches across all competitions.
    • Holding Real Salt Lake scoreless, the Crew posted their third MLS shutout and fourth across all competitions.
  • Captain and Midfielder Darlington Nagbe was not available for selection tonight. It closes a stretch of 108 consecutive appearances in MLS regular season matches, the second-longest such streak in league history.
  • Homegrown Midfielder Taha Habroune made his official MLS debut when starting tonight.
    • Habroune becomes the first player in Club history to progress through and play for the Academy, Crew 2, and the First Team.
    • He registered 22 accurate passes (88 percent passing accuracy), 41 touches, two tackles won, three ground duels won and two aerial duels won.
  • Goalkeeper Nicholas Hagen made his official Black & Gold debut, entering as a sub in the 34th minute for Evan Bush.
    • Hagen registered five saves, the most saves for the Crew this season.
  • Defender Philip Quinton started tonight in his 2024 debut, his first start since May 31, 2023.
Alex Matan, Crew, passes ball through traffic at Real Salt Lake, April 13, 2024 (courtesy Crew Communications)

Upcoming Match: Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers

MLS Regular Season

Saturday, April 20 – 7:30 p.m. ET – Lower.com Field (Columbus, OH)

TV: MLS Season Pass on Apple TV

Columbus Crew Radio: Alt 105.7 FM (English); La Grande 102.5 FM (Spanish)

Marino Hinestroza, Crew, moving ball up the pitch at Real Salt Lake, April 13, 2024 (courtesy Crew Communications)


Columbus Crew is the first club in Major League Soccer. The Crew is operated by Haslam Sports Group and the Edwards Family. The Club has won three MLS Cup championships in 2008, 2020 and 2023, one Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2002, MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009, and the Campeones Cup in 2021. The 2024 campaign is the Crew’s 29th season in MLS as well as the Club’s third full season at Lower.com Field.

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