Crew SC walked away with a point in its 1-1 draw against the Colorado Rapids on a cold and windy night at MAPFRE Stadium. Despite the low temperatures there were plenty of highs for the Black & Gold. Let’s break down the performance against the current Supporters’ Shield leaders by the numbers…
In his first start of the season, midfielder Cedrick Mabwati scored his first goal of the year to help Crew SC earn one point against the Rapids. Mabwati’s goal came in the 23rd minute off an assist from teammate Harrison Afful, also his first of the season.
Crew SC extended its unbeaten streak at MAPFRE Stadium to four games. After losing the season opener in Columbus to the Philadelphia Union, the Black & Gold earned two wins and two draws in front of their faithful.
Crew SC and the Rapids not only shared a point, they also split possession at 50% and shots on goal at five each. Both teams also completed nearly the same amount of passes (473-482) at 78% accuracy each. Both teams also won nearly the exact amount of duels (48-47).
Both Mabwati and forward Ola Kamara played their first full 90 minutes since joining Crew SC.
Defender Corey Ashe reached a milestone in his career against Colorado, eclipsing 15,000 regular-season minutes in Major League Soccer. His total now stands at 15,088 to be exact.