MATCH GUIDE | A Match Made In Hell

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 Field!

Ahead of what will be a third-straight sellout crowd at Field, take a look at why Sunday's match is a can't miss event in Columbus:

Pre-Match Activities

  • 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 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'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 Field this season!

Prior to Arrival

Be sure to arrive early to take in the unique experience at Field! There are a number of features that allow for a seamless arrival at the stadium:

Know Before You Go

Matchday Homepage

A-Z Guide

  • 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: 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 Field!
  • For more information, view the Mobile Ticketing page.


Free Stadium WiFi

Cash2Card Kiosks

  • Field is a cashless stadium. Cash2Card kiosks are located throughout the stadium.


Crew Shop

  • The Crew Shop will close three hours prior to kick on matchday and open again for ticketed guests when Field gates open.
  • View Crew Shop hours of operation.

Mask Policy

  • In accordance with the City of Columbus’ new ordinance, masks will no longer be required in indoor spaces at 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 Field


Stadium Map

Stadium Map

Stadium Map

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