Columbus Crew defender Jonathan Mensah says they are ready for the game against Vancouver in the Major League Soccer on Saturday.
The Eastern Conference leaders are seeking to extend their unbeaten run of 13 regular season games to 14 with a win over Vancouver at the Mafre Stadium.
Jonathan Mensah, Lalas Abubakar and Harrison Afful have been impressive for the Gold and Blacks at the start of the season after two wins and a draw.
Ahead of the game against Vancouver, the defender who has become a stalwart for the club says they are ready for Saturday's clash.
"I think the motivation is there. Going on the road and getting a point then going into a home game is good for us. We have to be calm and capitalize on the chances we going to get. We just need to relax and just get ready for the next battle on Saturday," he told the club's website.
Meanwhile, American born Ghanaian Gyasi Zardes, who joined from LA Galaxy is expected to continue with his fine goalscoring form.
Mohammed Abubakar, another Ghanaian is the squad is struggling to break into manager Gregg Belhater's squad.