Kei Kamara was the star of the 2-1 win over DC United thanks to his 21st goal of the season to beat the home side.
The goal also means the Sierra Leone striker match winner against DC United clinch a playoff berth for the Columbus Crew.
Columbus had won four of their last six coming into the contest.
￼Their dominance proved a sign of things to come, four minutes after the break Kei Kamara was on hand to consolidate their advantage.
He was the headline news last week after been named MLS-best player for week 28 and for the third time.