In front of 8,433 Crew faithful, Columbus sent DC packing 3-1. For DC, Asad netted his 2nd goal of the young season, he now has a pair with an assist over 4 starts. Luciano Acosta now has his initial assist of 2018 to go with one goal over 2 starts. Chris Durkin in his first MLS game got the start and complete game in under his belt. 2nd generation DC player, Ian Harkes made his first start for the year. David Ousted made 4 saves, a personal high with United. Chris Odoi-Atsem got in 12 minutes as a late sub and his first minutes. Jared Jeffrey had a brief first game with a stoppage time entry. On the road DC has not won since 2007 in Columbus and it was the 67th meeting overall. On the upside, DC has scored in the first 4 times ever.