COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leonardo Campana scored twice in the first half to help Inter Miami end a six-match losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night.
Inter Miami (3-6-0) ended a 10-match unbeaten streak at home for Columbus (4-4-2).
Campana staked Inter Miami to an early lead when he took passes from Benjamin Cremaschi and Nicolás Stefanelli and scored in the 7th minute.
Cucho Hernández used an assist from Lucas Zelarayán to score the equalizer for Columbus just three minutes later. It was Zelarayán’s first goal contribution in four matches against Inter Miami — the only team he’d faced more than once without a goal or an assist.
Campana found the net in the 41st minute — with an assist from Jean Mota — to put Inter Miami up 2-1 at halftime.
Columbus had advantages of 22-9 in shots and 8-5 in shots on goal.
Drake Callender finished with seven saves for Inter Miami. Patrick Schulte saved three shots for Columbus.
Entering play, the home side had won all four previous match-ups. Columbus had outscored Inter Miami 5-0 in its previous two home wins.
Inter Miami improved 1-4-0 on the road this season by scoring its first two goals away from home. Inter Miami came into the match with three straight 1-0 losses. No team in league history has ever lost four 1-0 matches in a row.
Inter Miami returns home to host Atlanta United on Saturday. Columbus is idle.