FINAL: Vancouver 2 – Columbus Crew SC 2 – Whitecaps at the BC Place stadium
Kei Kamara scored twice to help Columbus Crew SC avoids defeat as they failed to pick up maximum points in Thursday’s away trip to Vancouver Whitecaps at the BC Place stadium.
Kei took his tally to three goals in four matches as Columbus held on to clinch a point at Vancouver Whitecaps in a thrilling encounter.
The Sierra Leone striker produced a vivid attacking display to mark his second MLS goal of the season with a powerful strike after a quick passing game with Ethan Finlay on the break, Kamara received the return pass and kept his composure to finish emphatically.
The former Kansas City man fired a powerful first-timer in the 24th minute putting his side ahead before Uruguayan footballer Raúl Rivero levels the scoreline for the home side.
Kei’s second goal of the day came from an acute assist from Justin Meram pass in the 50th minutes again putting Crews ahead.
Its looks as if Crews were heading for an away victory before Darren Mattock D cancel Kei’s second goal of the evening as both sides share the spoils, 2-2 it ended.
After a poor start to their season, the in-form ‘Caps have now won four straight matches jumping into the top spot in Major League Soccer, before today’s draw.
This is Vancouver’s longest winning streak and best start to an MLS season also defeating MLS defending champions LA Galaxy 2-0.
Kei Kamara completed Columbus Crew first home win and his first of the season against Toronto FC in a 2-0 victory at the Mapfre Stadium.