Black & Gold Bullets: April 7

Monday's Crew headlines following the weekend defeat

The Black & Gold came away from Saturday’s match-up against Toronto FC with their first loss on the season, pushing them to 3-1-0 in 2014. Find out what Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter had to say about the loss and how he plans on bouncing back before the Crew meet up with San Jose on April 13. 

Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter led the Crew to its best start in franchise history. Read more about Berhalter and his path to becoming the new leader of the Columbus Crew in Chris DeVille’s feature in Columbus Monthly.

The 2-0 defeat to Toronto FC may have intensified the Trillium Cup rivalry, presented by Scotts. Read Michael Arace's take on the match and how Saturday’s meeting proved that if the Trillium Cup was not a rivalry before, it is now.

“We’re a young team, and it’s important to learn lessons like this,” said Steve Clark postgame on Saturday. Read more at MLSsoccer.com about what went wrong and the players’ reaction to their first loss of the season.