Houston Dynamo 1, Columbus Crew SC 0


Houston Dynamo vs Columbus Crew


Emanuel Pogatetz had an impressive start to the 2015 MLS Season, winning the Man of the Match Award for the Columbus Crew tonight.

But in the end the strong, commanding performance bye the Austrian international, capped 61 times for his country so far, was not enough to prevent defeat for the Crew at Houston.

The Columbus Dispatch was questioning how well the defender will be suited for the MLS, and he defintely answered this question the right way.

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New England Revolution 3, Columbus Crew 1


New England Revolution vs Columbus Crew


The New England Revolution did not need to win their 2nd leg in order to move on in the MLS Cup Playoffs, presented by AT&T, but they did anyway, putting an exclamation mark on a dominant series performance against the Columbus Crew.

The Revolution picked up where they left off in their Eastern Conference Semifinal series on Sunday, claiming a 3-1 victory in the second leg at Gillette Stadium to push their aggregate score to 7-3 and advance to the Conference Championship for the first time since 2007.

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Columbus Crew 2, New England Revolution 4


Columbus Crew vs New England Revolution


The New England Revolution couldn't have drawn up a much better start, and the Columbus Crew likely never imagined it would be this bad.

The Revolution got off the ground in emphatic fashion in the Eastern Conference semifinal series of the MLS Cup Playoffs presented by AT&T on Saturday, scoring four away goals to defeat Columbus 4-2 at Crew Stadium.

Charlie Davies led the way for the Revs with a brace that included a stinging shot off the post for the team's fourth goal of the day, and Chris Tierney and Lee Nguyen also added their names to the scoreseet with impressive finishes of their own.

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Columbus Crew 2, Philadelphia Union 1


Columbus Crew vs Philadelphia Union


The Columbus Crew only needed a draw against the Philadelphia Union Sunday to clinch their first home playoff game since 2010. They got more than that, with Bernardo Anor scoring a late winner to secure a 2-1 victory against Philadelphia in both club’s regular-season finale.

The win was Columbus's third in a row, taking them to 52 points (14-10-10) overall for the season, while the Union sputtered to a 42-point finish (10-12-12), notching only one win in their final seven matches.

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