By Christian Bendy Calixte
This Saturday, February 26 was marked by the start of the new MLS season, the 27th edition which will end on November 6, and already a Haitian player was quick to shine with his performances during this first day. It is none other than Derrick Etienne Junior who, with his Columbus Crew franchise, scored a goal.
Columbus Crew and Derrick Etienne atomized their counterpart Vancouver Whitecaps at home with the score without appeal 4-0. start of the match, after six minutes of play.
Derrick took the opportunity to adjust the opposing goalkeeper following a long pass from 30 meters from his partner, Yaw Yeboah. Author of two other shots on target, he had the opportunity to score the double but he saw his shots stopped by the Whitecaps goalkeeper.
The other two goals of the match arrived in the last moments thanks to Luis Diaz (84th) and Lucas Zelarayán (86th).
Ninth last season and absent from the Playoffs, the champion of the 2020 MLS season starts the 2022 season perfectly and is positioned at the top of the Eastern Conference with three units.