Ethan Finlay and Kei Kamara scored and the Columbus Crew beat D.C. United 2-1 on Saturday night.
Tyson Wahl outdueled Sean Franklin for a ball deep in United territory and poked it to Finlay, who shielded a defender inside the 6-yard box before blasting a left-footer past Bill Hamid to give Columbus a lead in the 27th minute.
Kamara, who leads MLS with 21 goals, raced behind the defense and put away a pass from Tony Tchani to make it 2-0 about two minutes into the second half.
A handball in the...
Kei Kamara scored in the 21st and 26th minutes, and the Columbus Crew held on to beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Saturday night.
The Crew (12-9-8) took the lead when a Union defender deflected Harrison Afful's cross from the right flank to Kamara, who finished with a header from near the far post. They were in nearly the same places five minutes later when Kamara tapped in Afful's low, untouched cross with his right foot for his MLS-leading 20th goal of the season.
The Union (8-15-6), who entered...