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30.11.2020 Football News

Ghana Duo Jonathan Mensah, Harrison Afful Star For Columbus Crew In Nashville SC Win

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Harrison Afful [Left], Jonathan Mensah [Right]
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Harrison Afful [Left], Jonathan Mensah [Right]

The Ghana duo of Jonathan Mensah and Harrison Afful displayed an outstanding form for Columbus Crew on Monday morning during the team's 2-0 shutout win against Nashville SC in the MLS playoffs.

The two defenders have been brilliant for the Ohio-based club throughout the regular season of the MLS and looking forward to helping the team enjoy triumph at the end of the playoffs.

Featuring in the team’s first playoff match earlier today, both Jonathan Mensah and Harrison Afful played key roles to ensure the team kept a clean sheet en route to winning 2-0.

On the Matchday, Harrison Afful who played as a full-back lasted the entire 90 minutes plus extra time period and earned a high rating of 7.5 for the impressive stats behind his performance as provided by SofaScore.

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For his compatriot Jonathan Mensah, the towering centre-back barely put a foot wrong. He made 5 clearances, intercepted 3 passes, and finished the 120 minutes with an enviable passing accuracy of 92% to merit a rating of 7.3 from the top statistics providers.

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On the matchday, extra-time goals from Pedro Santos and Gyasi Zardes handed Columbus Crew the win over Nashville SC to ensure the team progressed to the next stage of the MLS playoffs.

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

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