Crew to face USL-PRO affiliate Dayton Dutch Lions in friendly on May 20

Black & Gold travel to West Carrollton, Ohio for match

Eric Gehrig

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COLUMBUS – The Columbus Crew today announced that it is set to travel to face its USL-PRO affiliate, the Dayton Dutch Lions, in a friendly at 7:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 20 at Dayton Outpatient Center (DOC) Stadium in West Carrollton, Ohio. The match is set to be live-streamed on Dayton’s YouTube channel, with a link available on TheCrew.com on the day of the match.

“We’re excited for the opportunity for the two clubs to face each other in a friendly,” said Crew Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter. “We’ve been pleased with the way our players have developed while with Dayton and this match is another unified step in our partnership that gives players from both sides beneficial match experience.”

Tickets are now on sale by visiting www.daytondutchlionsfc.com. Adult tickets are $15 with youth tickets priced at just $8. Parking is only $2. Group rates are also available with discounts increasing per each addition of 10 people to the group.

“Playing the Columbus Crew at our new facility is a great opportunity to bring the highest level of soccer to the Dayton community,” said Dayton Dutch Lions Head Coach Sid van Druenen. “The Crew has been very solid this season in MLS, playing a very attractive and offensive style of soccer. This match is a great event for the local fans, our club and our partnership with the Crew. We hope to see a big crowd at the DOC Stadium on May 20.”