A stoppage time equalizer ahead of plenty of fireworks capped-off the evening for Crew SC in front of the first sellout of the 2016 regular-season, with 20,389 supporters in attendance on Saturday, June 25.
After two League matches on the road, the Black & Gold return to MAPFRE Stadium on July 13 to host Toronto FC led by dominant forward Sebastian Giovinco as Crew SC looks to add to its seven-game unbeaten streak at home with a Trillium Cup clash against the Reds.
With large crowds expected on the horizon this summer, Crew SC is expanding capacity at MAPFRE Stadium for at least a trio of upcoming home matches, once more adding bleacher seating to the north end of the stadium.
The first of three Eastern Conference matches with additional seating kicks-off on July 16 when the Black & Gold host D.C. United for the first of two regular season meetings between the two clubs.
One week later, on July 23, Crew SC hosts Orlando City as the Lions come to Columbus for the first time this season with Kaká and 2015 MLS Rookie of the Year Cyle Larin.
After a bye weekend August 6-7, the Black & Gold host New York City FC for a second time this season. NYCFC comes to Columbus led by David Villa, the League’s current leader in goals scored, total shots and shots on goal. Crew SC defeated NYCFC, 3-2, on April 16 in Central Ohio.