Ghana’s international Jonathan Mensah was named Man of the Game against Atlanta.
The 30-year-old scored his first goal of the 2021 MLS regular season on Saturday.
The veteran defender’s goal proved crucial when Columbus Crew stole a 1-0 win at Atlanta United in Major League Soccer [MLS].
Zelarayan took a corner kick from the left and was thrown against the back post by Hairston.
Mensah headed the ball into the net in the 65th minute.
It was his first goal for Crew since July 27, 2018, when he kicked off the 3-2 away win over New York Red Bull.
Columbus Crew extended their streak to six games without losing after a decisive 1-0 away win against Atlanta United.
Mensah made fourteen spaces and also scored the decisive goal of the game.
His compatriot Harrison Afful warmed up the bench for Columbus Crew.
Mensah played fourteen times for the Columbus Crew this MLS season.
The Black Stars center-back showed a five-star performance and enjoyed the entire length of the game.