Mr. Numbers Nerd: Crew Comebacks from 2-0 on the Road

Hi. This is going to be very to the point as it is already after 1:00am and I have to get up early tomorrow.

But Friday’s 2-2 #HellisReal draw in Cincinnati after falling behind 2-0 was only the seventh time in club history the Columbus Crew salvaged at least a point when falling behind 2-0 on the road. That they did it while playing down a man is inconceivable.

The Crew improved to 1-84-6 all-time when falling behind 2-0 as the visitors in league play. For those curious, here are the seven road miracles…

June 21, 2008: Crew 3, @LA Galaxy 3
LAG: Donovan 4
LAG: Buddle (Randolph) 47
CLB: Evans 67
CLB: Schelotto (penalty) 71
LAG: Donovan (penalty) 83
CLB: Lenhart 88

September 20, 2009: Crew 2, @Chicago 2
CHI: Lowry (McBride, Prideaux) 6
CHI: Lowry 35
CLB: Schelotto (Rogers) 55
CLB: Schelotto (penalty) 78

September 25, 2010: Crew 2, @New England 2
NER: Phelan (Perovic) 2
NER: Joseph (penalty) 56
CLB: Lenhart (Francis) 62
CLB: Schelotto (penalty) 80

September 13, 2014: Crew 2, @Houston 2
HOU: Own goal (Schoenfeld) 11
HOU: Barnes (Cummings) 38
CLB: Trapp (Francis) 48
CLB: Finlay (Francis) 54

October 11, 2014: Crew 3, @Phialdelphia 2
PHI: Cruz (Okugo, Fabinho) 68
PHI: Wenger 75
CLB: Finlay (Jimenez, Tchani) 78
CLB: Meram (Arrieta) 79
CLB: Arrieta (Tchani, Anor) 82

September 12, 2020: Crew 2, @Chicago 2
CHI: Mihailovic (Beric, Medran) 11
CHI: Beric (Herbers) 14
CLB: Alashe (Zardes, Santos) 68
CLB: Zardes 88

July 9, 2021: Crew 2, @Cincinnati 2
CIN: Castillo (Acosta) 1
CIN: Acosta (Atanga) 24
CLB: Zelarayan 45+1
CLB: Berry (Zelarayan) 77

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