Today, we truly go 'back in the day' for the first game of the first club in Major League Soccer -- a 4-0 Crew win over D.C. United at Ohio Stadium in front of 25,266.
|D Battelle (Yeagley 84’)|
|M Paz (Cozier 78’)|
|F Marino (Maisonneuve 72’)|
An own-goal from D.C. got Columbus on the board in the 18th minute before Brian McBride made it 2-0 before the first half's end. Later in the second half, Pete Marino scored his first of 11 goals in 1996 before McBride recorded his second of the night to cap off the 4-0 win.