The Columbus Crew squared off with Atlanta United at home Saturday night, where it was the first matchup of the season between the two. Entering the contest following a loss to the New York Red Bulls, the Crew flipped the switch, walking away with three points and a take down top-seeded Atlanta United 6-1.
The Black & Gold put on a show for the 19,249 in attendance at Lower.com Field on Saturday night. A five-goal display in the second half left no room for doubt in the final outcome.
The scoring was highlighted by forward Christian Ramírez, who scored a debut brace Saturday night for the Crew.