COLUMBUS, Ohio — Guillermo Barros Schelotto scored two second-half goals as the Columbus Crew rallied past Chivas USA 2-1 on Sunday to extend their unbeaten streak to nine matches.
Schelotto, who tied the match in the 61st minute, scored the game-winner in the 87th minute for the defending MLS Cup champions. The Argentine forward took a pass from Gino Padula inside the penalty area and slotted a shot past Chivas goalkeeper Zach Thornton for his league-leading 10th goal.
Columbus (4-2-7), which has won three straight at home, is 4-0-5 since starting the season with two draws and two losses. The Crew also moved into a three-way tie for third in the Eastern Conference with Kansas City and Toronto FC.
Eduardo Lillingston scored in the 39th minute for Chivas (8-4-3), which has lost three of its last four and remained tied with Houston for the Western Conference lead.
by the associated press