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Mensah, Afful play in Columbus Crew win over Atalanta to reach MLS semis

Jonathan Mensah and Harrison Afful Jonathan Mensah and Harrison Afful

Duo Jonathan Mensah and Harrison Afful were in action as Columbus Crew beat Atalanta United on penalties in the knockout round of the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs.

Centre back Mensah lasted the entire duration but Afful was substituted just before the penalty shootouts.

Afful nearly scored in the 107th minute when his half-volley came off the cross bar.

Michael Parkhurst cleared an Afful header off the line in the 118th minute

Crew SC will now advance to face New York City FC in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

Watch Harrison Afful's belter which came off the cross bar:

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