Stoke beaten by MLS side Columbus Crew


Stoke suffered a 2-1 defeat to Major League Soccer side Columbus Crew in Ohio.

The Barclays Premier League side went ahead after 23 minutes when Jonathan Walters headed in a Ryan Shotton cross at the near post.

But goals from Aaron Horton and Ben Speas wrapped up the win for the home side in the first game of three for Stoke in North America.