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Cruz Azul crushes Columbus Crew 5-0

Cruz Azul crushes Columbus Crew 5-0

Cruz Azul of Mexico trounced American team the Columbus Crew 5-0 on Wednesday in Group C of the CONCACAF Champions League.
Cruz Azul now leads Group C with six points in two matches, ahead of Columbus and Costa Rican team Saprissa with three points each.
Cruz Azul took a 2-0 lead after just eight minuted with goals from Jaime Lozano and Ramon Nunez. Lozano converted a penalty in the 81st and the Crew's Chad Marshall conceded two own-goals in the 46th and 88th minutes.
Like many visiting teams, Columbus had difficultly adjusting to the 2,400-meter (7,400-feet) altitude in the Mexican capital.