Left fullback Michael Parkhurst, 6: Starting at fullback, he didn't get forward too much, but handled most of the threats down his side. ... Not a bad performance against a team that traded him to Atlanta United after the 2016 season.
Defensive midfielder Eric Remedi, 6: Most of Columbus' success didn't come up the middle, which is a sign that Remedi was playing well. ... Was very active in the attack while still completing more than 90 percent of his passes.
Defensive midfielder Darlington Nagbe, 6: He grew up in Ohio, so this was a bit of a homecoming for him. ... Solid performance. ... Not much stood out.
Wide midfielder Justin Meram, 6: Yellow card in the 20th minute. ... Should have made it 3-0 in the 37th minute but his shot went just wide from a tight angle. ...
Wide midfielder Pity Martinez, 6.5: Lost the ball and put Columbus' Patrick Mullins in one-on-one in the eight minute. ... Won a few fouls, hit a few good passes, one shot on goal. ...
Attacking midfielder Ezequiel Barco, 7: Assist on Robinson's goal. ... Won six fouls. ... Missed a late breakaway, but still had the energy to track back and play defense.
Striker Brandon Vazquez, 8.5: Scored his third goal in the past two U.S. Open Cup games with an easy strike in the fifth minute to give Atlanta United a 1-0 lead. ... Just missed a second goal in the 39th minute when his shot from a tight angle hit the post. ... Second goal came in 65th minute.
Brek Shea (on for Meram, 69), 5: Missed a tough shot from a tough angle late.
Andrew Carleton (on for Pity Martinez, 75), NR:
Flo Pogba (on for Vazquez, 81), NR.
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