Columbus Crew completes back-to-back shutout streak against CF Montreal


CF Montreal (11-8-3, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Columbus Crew (7-5-9, fifth in the Eastern Conference)

Columbus, Ohio; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Columbus +108, Montreal +235, Draw +249; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Crew enter a matchup with CF Montreal after winning back-to-back shutout wins.

The Crew is 6-3-6 against conference opponents. Lucas Zelarrayan leads the team in scoring for 10th in the Eastern Conference with five. The crew scored 27 goals.

Montreal is 9-3-3 in conference play. Montreal ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference with 36 goals led by Romell Quioto with nine.

Wednesday’s game is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Zelarrayan has five goals and four assists for the Crew. Cucho Hernandez has scored four goals in the last 10 games.

Quioto had nine goals and three assists for Montreal. Mathieu Choinière has scored two goals in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Crew: 4-1-5, averaging 1.2 goals, 3.6 shots on goal and 4.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 0.9 goals per game.

Montreal: 5-4-1, average of 1.3 goals, 3.7 shots on goal and 6.0 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.

NOT SUPPOSED TO PLAY: Crew: Artur (injured).

Montreal: Tomas Giraldo (injured), Ahmed Hamdi (injured), Bjorn Johnsen (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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