Federico Higuain scores twice, Crew beat Impact 4-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Federico Higuain scored two more goals and the Columbus Crew beat the Montreal Impact 4-1 on Saturday night.
Higuain has five goals in his last four MLS games. He leads the Crew (8-9-1) with nine.
Higuain scored in the 17th minute on a free kick a few yards outside the box that flicked off the head of a defender in the Montreal wall. He scored on a left-footed shot in the 88th off an assist from Adam Jahn.
The Crew’s Kekuta Manneh, who had just entered the match, scored in the 70th on a loose ball in front of the net. Ola Kamara added another goal in the 72nd off a cross from Manneh.
Anthony Jackson-Hamel scored for Montreal (4-8-4) in the 19th.
Columbus won both games against Montreal this season, snapping the Impact’s unbeaten streak at four.