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Match Notes: Columbus Crew SC vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC - June 11, 2019

CREW SC KICKS OFF 2019 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP CAMPAIGN

Crew SC begins its 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Campaign with a Fourth Round home match against Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC on Tuesday, June 11. The contest marks the first time the Black & Gold have faced the Riverhounds in the U.S. Open Cup. The Crew has an all-time winning U.S. Open Cup record of 18-12-13 dating back to 1998. Crew SC won the tournament in 2002, defeating the LA Galaxy 1-0 in the final.

ACCAM REGISTERS FIRST BLACK & GOLD ASSIST

Midfielder David Accam registered his first assist during a home contest against New York City FC (June 1). Accam found Pedro Santos in the 61st minute. Accam registered 42 touches and attempted 13 passes. The midfielder joined the Crew from the Philadelphia Union. Prior to joining the Black & Gold, Accam played
for the Chicago Fire from 2015 – 2017 and the Philadelphia Union from 2018-2019.

SANTOS STRIKES AGAIN

Midfielder Pedro Santos recorded his fourth goal of the 2019 regular season during a home contest against New York City FC (June 1). Santos’ goal came in the 61st minute after connecting on a cross from David Accam. With his strike in the match, Santos has now scored two goals in as many consecutive matches for Crew SC. In 2019, the midfielder has made 15 regular-season appearances (14 starts), while scoring four goals (one game-winning goal) and providing two assists (both game-winning assists).

MALONEY MAKES 2019 REGULAR-SEASON CREW SC DEBUT

Defender Connor Maloney made his 2019 regular-season debut for Crew SC during a home contest against New York City FC (June 1). Maloney came into the match as a substitute for Josh Williams in the 75th minute and recorded 16 touches, attempted eight passes and finished with a passing percentage of 75. Since joining the Black and Gold ahead of the 2017 regular season, Maloney has recorded four regular-season appearances (two starts) and registered three assists.

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