MLS Notebook

Higuain and Arrieta boost the Crew

August 23, 2012
By Jeff Carlisle
When the summer transfer window opened in MLS two months ago, nearly every team was trying to add that one player who would transform their season. The Columbus Crew, as it turns out, found two in Federico Higuain and Jairo Arrieta.

For the first 18 games of the regular season, the Crew were averaging exactly one goal per game. But ever since Higuain was paired up top with Arrieta three games ago the Columbus attack has taken off, scoring eight goals in that span. Higuain has tallied ...

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