Crew 3, Chivas USA 0
Federico Higuain scored early in the second half as Columbus
beat Chivas USA 3-0 on Saturday night in the teams’ regular-season
Josh Williams and Dominic Oduro added late goals for the
Higuain’s score came in the 51st minute as he lined up a 25-yard
shot that went in off the right post. In the 88th minute, Williams
knocked in a ball off a corner kick sent in by Eddie Gaven in the
88th minute to make it 2-0.
In stoppage time, Oduro raced 75 yards after a Chivas coner
kick, got around Chivas’ Dan Kennedy and easily finished into an
Chivas featured nearly an entirely different roster from 2012.
Seven players – including five on loan from Chivas Guadalajara –
made their MLS debuts, as did coach Jose Luis Sanchez Sola.
Referee Chris Penso handed out four yellow cards to Chivas.