Columbus Crew SC sealed in its second set of three points in a week, shutting out the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 at MAPFRE Stadium on Saturday night. After one of the most impressive showings of the season, let’s break down the action by the numbers…
Crew SC had its fourth sellout of the season with a crowd of 20,031 people in attendance. Midfielder Justin Meram notched his fourth goal of the season off a penalty kick late in the second half to seal the Black & Gold’s victory over the Earthquakes.
It was another great night for midfielder Ethan Finlay who scored his fifth goal of the season off a Meram assist in the first half.
Goalkeeper Steve Clark reached 20 clean sheets of his MLS career in Crew SC’s 2-0 shutout against San Jose.
Crew SC had another match with possession over 50 percent, with 58.3 percent against the Quakes.
The Black & Gold continue to sit at the top of the charts in passing accuracy, with an accuracy of 84.5 percent in its match against the Earthquakes. One of the League’s leaders in passing accuracy, Mohammed Saeid led his team with 77 total passes and a passing accuracy of 93.