A hat trick from Gyasi Zardes secured a 3-2 victory for Columbus Crew SC over Minnesota United FC and a fifth-seed in the Audi 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs.
Crew SC is set to open the MLS Cup Playoffs on Thursday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET by traveling to face D.C. United at Audi Field. As announced by MLS, this Eastern Conference Knockout Round match is set to be televised nationally on FS1 and Unimas. The match also airs locally on the radio on CD102.5 FM in English. The club’s official website, ColumbusCrewSC.com, is set to stream the English-language radio broadcast online as well as host the Spanish-language audio broadcast.