Crown Legacy FC Beat Defending Champions at Home

Matthews, NC (Sunday, April 23, 2023)- Crown Legacy FC remain unbeaten to begin its inaugural campaign, defeating defending MLS NEXT Pro Champions Columbus Crew 2 1-0.

Forward Patrick Agyemang led the way, finding the back of the net after a long through ball by defender Hamady Diop. Goalkeeper Pablo Sisniega and forward Josue Rodrigues made their MLS NEXT Pro debuts while defender Joao Pedro broke into the starting XI for the first time this season.

Crown Legacy FC continue to sit atop of the Eastern Conference with 13 points.

Location: Mecklenburg County Sportsplex, Matthews, NC

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Box Score:
Crown Legacy FC (4W-0L-1D-0SOW, 13 pts., 1st in East) vs. Columbus Crew 2 (2W-1L-1D-1SOW, 8 pt., 5th in East)



CLB2: 0

Scoring Summary:
23'- CLFC- Agyemang (Diop)

Crown Legacy FC Starting XI:
Sisniega (GK); Pedro, Neeley, Guilherme; Diop (Williams 75'), Poreba, Mayaka, Scardina; Thiago (Sangha 67'), Tavares (Rodrigues 82'), Agyemang

Columbus Crew 2 Starting XI:
Lapkes (GK); Zengue, Rayo, Micaletto, Holstad, Fuson, Wolf (Mbumba 69'), Knight (De Libera 69'), Gannon (Mrowka 58'), Roberts (Mohamed 48'), Nero (Adu-Gyamfi 45')