Kei hits target to remain MLS top scorer

10
Aug

The Columbus Crew came from behind to pin a 2-1 loss on the Colorado Rapids. A brace from the Sierra Leone striker Kei Kamara guided the visitors to victory.

Colorado took a 1-0 lead just before halftime when 6-foot-5 center back Bobby Burling went high and got his head on a long free kick by Vicente Sanchez, scoring from 10 yards out over lunging Columbus goalkeeper Steve Clark.

In the second half, the gold and black levelled the scores, a brilliant composure from the 6ft 3in striker Kamara.

The Rapids created a couple dangerous scoring chances early on in the second half the most intriguing being a lovely play by striker Kevin Doyle in the 10th minutes.

However, it was the Crew forward who notched his second of the day to maintained his lead as the MLS leading top scorer ahead of Sebastian Giovinco and New York City veteran striker David Villa.

The crew will host New York City next and they are presently third in the MLS Eastern Conference standings courtesy of Kei’s double.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2018

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