- Associated Press - Saturday, August 26, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ola Kamara and Jonathan Mensah scored second-half goals and the Columbus Crew beat FC Dallas 2-1 on Saturday night for their fourth straight home victory.

Kamara opened the scoring in the 50th minute with his 14th, and Mensah made it 2-0 in the 71st with his first.

Federico Higuain slotted the ball forward to Hector Jimenez for a centering pass to Kamara, and Kamara picked up his 30th MLS goal with a nice touch from close range. Mensah scored on a leaping header off Federico Higuain’s free kick.

Columbus (13-12-3) has won six of seven at home, outscoring the visitors 15-5.

FC Dallas’ Walker Zimmerman scored on a header off Javier Morales’s corner kick in the 78th minute for his first goal.

Dallas (9-7-9) is winless in its last six games.

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