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    Columbus Crew beat Monterrey in Champions Cup semis first leg

    Jacen Russell-Rowe contributed the winning goal and an assist as the host Columbus Crew earned a 2-1 victory over Monterrey on Wednesday in the first leg of a Concacaf Champions Cup semifinal series. The two-leg, total-goal series will conclude on May 1 in Guadalupe, Mexico. - Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, more (U.S.) Russell-Rowe headed home the winner in the 72nd minute after setting up Cucho Hernández's goal in the 25th. Monterrey had pulled level on a goal from Maximiliano Meza in the 58th minute. The decisive play started with a corner kick from the Crew's Diego Rossi. Sean Zawadzki flicked a header from the near post to the back post, where Russell-Rowe charged in to send the ball into the net on the first bounce. Earlier in the second half, Monterrey's Jesús Gallardo corralled a long pass down the left flank on a counter-attack and dribbled into the penalty area. He chipped a cross through the 6-yard box, and Meza had a simple tap-in at the far post. In the first half, Hernandez scored on a nice one-two with Russell-Rowe. In traffic at midfield, Hernandez tapped a short pass to Russell-Rowe, who immediately slipped a return ball as Hernandez raced toward the top of the 18-yard box. Hernandez fired a low, right-footed shot in the bottom left corner. The other semifinal series began Tuesday, with Pachuca and host Club America playing to a 1-1 draw in an all-Mexican matchup. Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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    Crew forward "Cucho" Hernandez celebrates after scoring a goal against Monterrey.
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      TeamGPWDLGDP
      América171052+1835
      Cruz Azul171034+933
      Toluca17953+1532
      Monterrey17953+1332
      Tigres UANL17944+1131
      Guadalajara17944+731
      Pachuca17926+729
      Pumas UNAM17764+527
      Necaxa17764+127
      Querétaro17665+124
      León17737-224
      FC Juarez17449-716
      Atlético de San Luis175111-1016
      Mazatlán FC17449-1116
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      Tijuana17287-914
      Atlas17359-1014
      Puebla171214-255

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