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MLS is Back: Jonathan Mensah chalks outstanding feat in Columbus Crew thumping win

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Ghana international Jonathan Mensah was in action for Columbus Crew as they defeated FC Cincinnati on Sunday.

The match which marked the opener for Crew in the Major League Soccer (MLS) is Back tournament saw his side thrash Cincinnati 4-0 away at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.

Jonathan Mensah put up a spectacular display as he lasted the entire duration of the match. He was booked in the 87th minute.

The center back completed the most passes in the match (135) with an accuracy of 96%, the second-most in an MLS game since 2010.

Lucas Zelarrayan broke the deadlock for the visitors in the 27th minute before Columbus Crew forward Zardes Gyasi doubled the lead 3 minutes later.

The visitors began the second half on an even stronger note as Zardes Gyasi scored his second of the afternoon to put Crew 3-0 up after 49 minutes.

Cadden Chris wrapped up the win for the visitors, hitting the back of the net on the 60th-minute mark.

Columbus Crew will play New York Redbulls who defeated Atlanta United 1-0 in the other group fixture.

The MLS is Back Tournament is a one-off tournament to Mark the return of the MLS season from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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