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12 July 9:52 am

Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter didn't sugarcoat the fact that he wasn't happy with his team's performance in the 3-0 loss to the Montreal Impact on Saturday night.

"It puts us in a difficult position, going two-nothing down that early in the game. Credit to Montreal for coming out to a great start," Berhalter said. "From us it wasn’t good and it wasn’t an acceptable performance. We’re clearly not happy with that performance.
 
"In the second half, I thought the effort was improved," Berhalter added. "We had a couple chances and unfortunately, they didn’t go in. By and large, it wasn’t our night tonight. Things that would normally go in just weren’t falling for us."
 
Despite the result, the Black & Gold registered a few notable accomplishments at Stade Saputo. We break them down by the numbers:
 
45
 
Crew SC Vice-Captain and midfielder Wil Trapp played the full second half after coming on after the break as a substitute. It was the most minutes Trapp has played in his three appearances (all competitions) since returning from concussion symptoms in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 at Orlando City SC on June 30.
 
50
 
Crew SC Captain and defender Michael Parkhurst made his 50th start for the Black & Gold in Montreal. Overall, Parkhurst now has started 165 matches in Major League Soccer. He is tied with teammate Kei Kamara for 39th among all active League players in career starts.
 
81

Kamara led Crew SC's attack with five shots in the match against the Impact, extending his season total to 81. The forward currently ranks second in the League in shots, 10 behind Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco.
29 June 5:04 pm

Saturday will mark the 62nd meeting between Columbus Crew SC and the New York Red Bulls. The series between the two teams has been a fairly tight one over the past 20 seasons with New York holding a slight 27-25-9 advantage.

Before Saturday, let’s put your knowledge about these two MLS originals to the test. Answer these five questions about the Columbus – New York series and let us know how you did.

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