Nagbe, Zardes score in 2nd half as Crew stay atop standings


COLUMBUS, OHIO – AUGUST 20: Gyasi Zardes #11 of Columbus Crew celebrates his goal in the second half during their game against Chicago Fire at MAPFRE Stadium on August 20, 2020 in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus Crew won 3-0. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Darlington Nagbe and Gyasi Zardes scored late in the second half to help the Columbus Crew secure a 3-0 win in their home opener over the Chicago Fire.

The Crew are now 5-0-1 and sit atop the Supporters Shield while allowing just one goal in six games.

Nagbe scored from 30 yards out to give the Crew a 2-0 lead.

Derrick Etienne also scored his first goal for the Crew in the game’s 19th minute.

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