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Black & Gold by the Numbers: Afful's first goal

Crew SC and Toronto FC met for the Second Leg of the 2016 Trillium Cup at MAPFRE Stadium. After a back-and-forth match and a severe weather delay, both clubs walked away with a point in the 1-1 draw resulting in a knotted Trillium Cup series. Here’s a break down of the match by the numbers.

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Defender Harrison Afful scored the first goal of his MLS career and for the Black & Gold against Toronto on Wednesday. Midfielder Dilly Duka made his first start and full 90 against Toronto since returning to Columbus Crew SC.

                                                                        8

After its 1-1 draw with Toronto, Crew SC extends its unbeaten streak at home to eight consecutive matches.

                                                                        86.2

Columbus Crew SC had another week with an overall passing accuracy higher than 80 percent with 86.2 percent against Toronto. Wil Trapp, who currently ranks second in the League in successful passes, led the Black & Gold with 88 total passes and a passing accuracy of 95.5 percent.

                                                                        66

The Black & Gold possessed the ball twice as much as Toronto with 66.5 percent compared to the Red’s 33.5 percent. Goalkeeper Steve Clark had two saves on the night, with an average 66.7 percent of shots saved. 


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