The Crew (6-11-11) opened the scoring in the sixth minute when Justin Meram’s pass from the midfield circle split the Orlando City defense. Kamara took it first and laid it off to Ethan Finlay for the open-net finish.
Finlay and Kamara ran behind the Orlando defense again in the 44th minute, this time with Finlay setting up an easy finish for Kamara.
Kamara capped the scoring in the 95th minute with his 13th goal of the season.
Cyle Larin scored his 14th of the year for Orlando City (7-9-13) on a right-footed shot from behind the penalty arc in the 79th minute. Seb Hines scored an own goal in the 22nd minute to make it 2-0 for Columbus.