MLS – Columbus Crew at home to Montréal

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Thursday MLS action from MAPFRE Stadium, as Columbus take on MON.

MON (fourth), travel to MAPFRE Stadium with high expectations, as they take on fifth placed Columbus.

Columbus Crew’s MLS season, has so far seen them gain 30 points, going into this game

When Columbus last turned out in the MLS, the result was a disappointing draw 0-0 against New England Revolution at MAPFRE Stadium. They will be hoping for a better result this time.

Also, Columbus are quickly becoming the MLS’s draw specialists, having recorded five in their last eight games. With 30 points (0W, 0L and 0D), they are established in fifth position in the League.

Playing at home, Columbus have won four meetings, drawn three games, and lost three fixtures.

Victory for Columbus Crew would take their points tally to 33 so far this season.

Montréal’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 36 points this season

Losing away to D.C. United 1-2, which followed them drawing home to New York 0-0, this is a worrying run of form for MON Manager Wilfried Nancy, who goes into this fixture, knowing that only a positive result will be good enough.

Also, MON keep finding ways to win, having secured 11 victories in their last 18 games is astonishing this season. Now they have 0 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fourth place, with a total of 36 points.

MON’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Columbus. In the 11 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five meetings, drawn two matches, and lost four fixtures.

A win in this fixture would take Montréal’s points to 39 in the League.

Columbus Crew v Montréal – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels Columbus and MON have faced each other 25 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Columbus’s favour (12 – 9). Further, Columbus recent form against MON has been outstanding, winning on six out of the last nine fixtures. The last time both teams met in this competition was September 2021, when Columbus Crew walked away as 2-1 winners.