Columbus Crew vs. FC Cincinnati - Sun., July 17 at 7:30 p.m. - Presented by Tipico Sportsbook
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It's the most heated rivalry in Major League Soccer. It's the battle for Ohio. It's Columbus vs. Cincinnati. It's a match made in hell 😤
Sold-out crowds of over 20,450 supporters waving flags, chanting, and cheering on the Black & Gold have brought the heat for the last two Crew home matches. A standing room only crowd is expected as the red-hot Cucho Hernandez makes his first match appearance at Lower.com Field!
Ahead of what will be a third-straight sellout crowd at Lower.com Field, take a look at why Sunday's match is a can't miss event in Columbus:
- Free Crewzies (a Crew-branded koozie), courtesy of Tipico Sportsbook, will be given to the first 10,000 fans in the stadium.
- The Pub at Lower.com Field will open at 4:24 p.m. ET, 96 minutes prior to the stadium gates opening for fans with tickets to the match. Supporters are able to enjoy a 96-minute happy hour with food and drink specials, including $5 beers and special fiery food!
- The Columbus Fire Department will be raffling off a fire extinguisher and demonstrating fire safety.
- Take part in our Scott's Yard Games, which include soccer tennis, Giant Jenga, Connect 4, Cornhole and Soccer Pong!
- Try your luck at winning prizes through the Nationwide's Kick & Win and Lower.com's Soccer Skee-Ball!
- Test your strength at Orangetheory Fitness' rowing challenge!
- Enjoy EASE Logistics' SpeakEASEy Bar and more from our partners Tipico Sportsbook and White Claw.
- Deshawn Goncalves, Columbus native and American Idol contestant, will sing the national anthem.
Bring your crew
Secure your seat to cheer on the reigning MLS Cup champion Columbus Crew at Lower.com Field this season!
Prior to Arrival
Be sure to arrive early to take in the unique experience at Lower.com Field! There are a number of features that allow for a seamless arrival at the stadium:
Know Before You Go
- Review the Know Before You Go resource page to know what to expect on matchday at Lower.com Field.
- View the centralized resource for additional matchday topics, including ingress, parking, mobile ticketing, maps, and more.
- For a detailed list of matchday- or stadium-related information, refer to the A-Z Guide.
- All tickets for the match are available through mobile devices; please download your ticket in advance. The easiest place to access your mobile tickets is through the official Columbus Crew App.
- No more long waits to get your ticket scanned! Scan your own ticket(s) at the Axess turnstiles, similar to what you see at the airport.
- Express Entry: Lower.com Field is now offering Touchless Entry featuring seamless and quick access into the stadium through Facial Ticketing. Look for the yellow “Express Entry” signs above turnstiles on the left-hand side of the AEP Gate (southeast corner). Fans can sign up for Free Express Entry before the match for the fastest way to get into Lower.com Field!
- For more information, view the Mobile Ticketing page.
Free Stadium WiFi
- Connect to Lower.com Field's free WiFi presented by Tipico Sportsbook on your phone for a faster mobile connection (Name: Stadium WiFi)
- Lower.com Field is a cashless stadium. Cash2Card kiosks are located throughout the stadium.
- Lower.com Field will offer its full slate of food & beverage options. View a full list of food vendors here.
- The Crew Shop will close three hours prior to kick on matchday and open again for ticketed guests when Lower.com Field gates open.
- View Crew Shop hours of operation.
- In accordance with the City of Columbus’ new ordinance, masks will no longer be required in indoor spaces at Lower.com Field. However, fans are welcome to continue wearing masks if they choose.
Nordecke Policy Update
- Because of a violation of League and Club policy, all drinks will be poured into cups in the Nordecke section.
Leaving Lower.com Field
- View the recommended egress routes following matches at Lower.com Field.