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Then Salas put down a cross from Baide at 29:58, although that goal wasn’t as perfect as his first.

“I practiced a lot with Javy (penalty) and we decided I was going to take it,” he said. “The second target was the sun in my eyes, but I just put my head in there and it’s in. It hit my face a little.”

Baide said the islanders had an excellent first half.

“The first half was very different from the second,” he said. “I did pretty well with the passports to Diego. But once they had a firm grip on me, we had to change them. But we persevered and it was a pretty intense game. “

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Jensen said a 4-2-3-1 formation that really pays off as a 4-3-3.

“It opened up a lot of opportunities for us,” he said. “We put three down, but we also had other chances. We just had to contain the tide. …

“Credit – we didn’t put it down. I was really hoping for this fourth one and I know that sounds crazy. If you had told me we were 3-0 at halftime, I would have felt really good. But I felt towards the end of the half that we had some ways to bury her, and we didn’t. “

And Columbus (8-8) took advantage. The comeback started when a bike kick went wrong but went straight to Garrett Esch in front of the net and he shot away at 5:11 p.m.