Pedro Santos - 5.25.19 - Colorado Rapids -2

#COLvCLB Quick Hits: Santos scores, reaches 50 regular-season starts

  • Midfielder Pedro Santos recorded his 50th regular-season start (53rd appearance) for Crew SC in tonight’s contest against the Colorado Rapids. Santos marked the occasion by scoring the Crew’s first goal in the 28th minute. In addition to scoring a goal – his third of the season – Santos played the entire 90 minutes, registering 53 touches and attempting 30 passes. In 2019, the midfielder has made 14 regular-season appearances (13 starts), while scoring three goals (one game-winning goal) and providing two assists (both game-winning assists). To date, Santos has scored four goals and recorded 11 assists since joining the Black & Gold in 2017.
     
  • Midfielder Niko Hansen made his first start of the 2019 regular-season for Crew SC during tonight’s road contest against the Colorado Rapids. Hansen played the entire 90 minutes, recording 67 touches, attempting 45 passes and finishing with a passing percentage of 93.3. In 2019, Hansen has made seven regular-season appearances (one start). To date, Hansen has made 43 regular-season appearances (15 starts), scoring four goals and providing five assists.
     
  • Hector Jimenez recorded his second assist of the 2019 regular-season for the Black & Gold during tonight’s contest against the Colorado Rapids. Jimenez found Pedro Santos in the 28th minute of the contest, crossing the ball to Santos after receiving a through ball from Wil Trapp. Jimenez played 43 minutes, registering 30 touches and attempting 18 passes with a passing accuracy of 83.3 percent. In 2019, Jimenez has made 14 regular-season appearances (11 starts), while scoring on goal and providing two assists.
     
  • Midfielder Wil Trapp recorded his first assist of the 2019 regular-season for Crew SC in tonight’s road contest against the Colorado Rapids. Trapp found Hector Jimenez who connected with Pedro Santos in the 28th minute. Trapp played the entire 90 minutes, making three tackles, registering 77 touches and attempting 69 passes while finishing the night with a passing percentage of 88.4. In 2019, Trapp has made 14 regular-season appearances (all starts).
     
  • Forward Gyasi Zardes recorded his fifth goal of the 2019 regular season during tonight’s match against the Colorado Rapids. Zardes’ goal came in the 54th minute on a cross from Federico Higuain. With his strike in tonight’s match Zardes has now scored 24 regular-season goals and provided one assist in 44 regular-season appearances (all starts) since joining Crew SC ahead of the 2018 season.
     
  • Federico Higuain registered his fifth assist of the 2019 regular season in tonight’s road contest against the Colorado Rapids. Higuain’s helper came in the 54th minute, when he crossed a ball to Gyasi Zardes, along Zardes to score Crew SC’s second goal of the evening. In addition to tallying his fifth assist of the season, the helper marked Higuain’s 63rd regular-season assist since joining the Black & Gold in 2012.
     
  • Next up, Crew SC has a home contest against New York City FC at MAPFRE Stadium on Saturday, June 1 (7:30 p.m. ET / SportsTime Ohio, FOX Sports GO / 97.1 The Fan and streaming online via the “Listen Live” button at 971TheFan.com / Spanish audio stream on ColumbusCrewSC.com).
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