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2018 Major League Soccer, Regular Season
  • Gyasi Zardes (29')
  • Brek Shea (51')
  • Kei Kamara (78')

Kei Kamara leads Vancouver Whitecaps to win in Columbus

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Columbus 1-2 Vancouver: Kamara propels Whitecaps - Via MLS (1:57)

Kei Kamara's second half winner completed the comeback for the Vancouver Whitecaps against his former club Columbus Crew SC. (1:57)

Kei Kamara scored the go-ahead goal on a diving header in the 78th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat Columbus Crew SC 2-1 on Saturday.

Gyasi Zardes pounced on a rebound in the 29th minute to open the scoring for Columbus, who had their four-game unbeaten streak to open the season snapped.

Brek Shea smashed home a deflection off of Crew goalkeeper Zack Steffen in the 51st minute to tie it for Vancouver, before Kamara's winner.

Artur had a header hit the crossbar in the 86th minute that would have equalized for Columbus.

The Whitecaps moved to the top of the Western Conference on 10 points with three wins in their first five games.

Major League Soccer Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Sporting Kansas City 34 +25 62
2 Seattle Sounders FC 34 +15 59
3 LAFC 34 +16 57
4 FC Dallas 34 +8 57
5 Portland Timbers 34 +6 54
6 Real Salt Lake 34 -3 49
7 LA Galaxy 34 +2 48
8 Vancouver Whitecaps 34 -13 47
9 Houston Dynamo 34 0 38
10 Minnesota United FC 34 -22 36
11 Colorado Rapids 34 -27 31
12 San Jose Earthquakes 34 -22 21

Major League Soccer Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 New York Red Bulls 34 +29 71
2 Atlanta United FC 34 +26 69
3 New York City FC 34 +14 56
4 DC United 34 +10 51
5 Columbus Crew SC 34 -2 51
6 Philadelphia Union 34 -1 50
7 Montreal Impact 34 -6 46
8 New England Revolution 34 -6 41
9 Toronto FC 34 -5 36
10 Chicago Fire 34 -13 32
11 Orlando City SC 34 -31 28