COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Justin Meram scored a goal and layed on an assist to lead the Columbus Crew to a 3-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.
Meram opened the scoring for the Crew (8-8-9) off a defensive miscue in the 35th minute.
David Horst misplayed a pass in the Dynamo (7-13-4) backfield, allowing Meram to intercept the ball near the top of the box. Horst tried to recover, but Meram evaded and punched the ball into the top of the net.
Adam Bedell made it 2-0 with a header in the 59th...
The deeper into the MLS season we go, the more unpredictable the league seems to be. Consistency is a tricky proposition, with even the most talented squads hit by the grind of travel and injury at a point in the season when every match seems to count just a little bit more.
Week 23 was marked by a couple of surprising routs, the fight for the top spot in the West and the potential relegation of a high-profile player to the bench, thanks to the work of his replacement.
Routs, Routs, Routs