Khiry Shelton scored in the 78th minute to give NYCFC a 2-2 tie with Dallas in an MLS game Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
NYCFC is 12-8-10; Dallas is 15-6-9.
Khiry Shelton scored in the 78th minute to give NYCFC a 2-2 tie with Dallas in an MLS game Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
NYCFC is 12-8-10; Dallas is 15-6-9.
David Villa scored twice and New York City FC beat Orlando City 3-0 on Sunday night to extend its unbeaten streak to four games.
Orlando City (6-4-2) lost for the first time in seven matches at its new stadium, dating to a 1-0 win over NYCFC on March 5.
Villa converted from the spot, after Ricardo Kaka's hand ball in the penalty area, to open the scoring for NYCFC (6-4-2) in the 14th minute.
An Orlando City SC team that was victorious in six of its first seven MLS games in 2017 is trying to remember how to win.
The Lions (6-3-2) will host New York City FC (5-4-2) on Sunday at Orlando City Stadium. It is the third meeting between the teams in the season's first 12 games.
"It's been four games without a win and we're very hungry for the next one," Orlando coach Jason Kreis said on the team's website. "I think that's one of the nice things about getting out to a really good start, getting those wins under your belt, is that you get a real taste for it. When you go through games without (wins), you start to feel really hungry for it.
Aaron Maund scored the go-ahead goal in the 51st minute and Real Salt Lake beat New York City FC 2-1 on a snowy Wednesday night.
Real Salt Lake (3-7-2) snapped a four-game losing streak. NYC (5-4-2) had its three-game undefeated streak snapped.
Fighting to stay out of the Western Conference cellar is a rare position for Real Salt Lake, but it is the spot the club finds itself in these days.
RSL reached the MLS playoffs in eight of the previous nine seasons. It doesn't look much like a playoff team this season, though, as it heads into a home match with New York City FC on Wednesday night.
Thomas McNamara scored a spectacular goal before crashing into the back of the net and New York City FC tied FC Dallas 1-1 on Sunday night.
David Villa earned a free kick in the 68th minute, sending his shot off the crossbar. With goal keeper Jesse Gonzalez falling to the ground after a leaping attempt to block the shot, the ball deflected straight down and bounced into the air. McNamara raced in at full speed and got his head on the ball as he leaped through the flailing legs of Gonzalez before landing in the back netting of the goal.
That was the only on-target shot for NYCFC (5-3-2) but it wasn't enough to keep Dallas (5-0-4) from remaining the only undefeated team. Nine games without a loss to open the season has Dallas closing in on the league record of 12, held by four teams, the last being Real Salt Lake in 2014. Dallas is unbeaten in 14 straight MLS games.
Fans of FC Dallas, the last unbeaten team in MLS, have even more to cheer about.
Mauro Diaz, who scored 48 goals the past two seasons for Dallas, returned to the practice field this week.
While the Argentine striker won't play Sunday when Dallas (5-0-3) hosts New York City FC (5-3-1) at Toyota Park in Frisco, Texas, he is closer to his season debut after participating in during training this week.
Rodney Wallace scored a goal and had two assists, David Villa added a goal and an assist, and New York City FC pulled away from Atlanta FC in the second half for a 3-1 win on Sunday.
Both teams entered ranked in the top-five in the Eastern Conference in scoring, with Atlanta United (3-4-2) leading the way with 18 goals scored and a plus-seven goal differential.
The teams traded goals in the first half for a 1-1 tie. David Villa struck first for New York City, rifling through a goal from the top of the box in the 17th minute. Atlanta's Carlos Carmona netted the equalizer late in the half (39th minute). The goal was Carmona's first of the season.
A number of key players will be missing when Atlanta United FC visits New York City FC on Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium in New York.
NYCFC (4-3-1) is two points ahead of Atlanta United (3-3-2) in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference with 13 points.
New York is coming off a 3-2 victory over Columbus. Jack Harrison scored twice, including the go-ahead goal. Yangel Herrera had a goal and an assist in his first start since signing with NYCFC on loan from Manchester City.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Jack Harrison scored twice, 19-year-old Yangel Herrera added an assist and his first MLS goal and New York City FC beat the Columbus Crew 3-2 on Saturday night.
Teams embarking on different paths meet Saturday at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus when the Crew SC hosts New York City FC.
The Crew (4-3-1) play the first of three consecutive matches at home, where it is 3-0-1 and has outscored the opposition 8-4 this season.
New York City FC begins a tough stretch without key contributors at Yankee Stadium on Sunday when they host their former coach and an Orlando City squad that is off to a fast start.
NYCFC (3-2-1) sustained back-to-back blows within a week as forward Khiry Shelton and defender Ronald Matarrita both are expected to miss four to six weeks with injuries.
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Jack Harrison scored in the 52nd minute, David Villa added another from 50-plus yards away in the 90th and New York City FC beat the winless Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Friday night.
New York City (3-2-1) had lost six of its last nine regular-season away games. Philadelphia (0-4-2) has only won once in its last 10 home games.
The Union have just two points after going 0-3-2 in their first five contests.
WASHINGTON (AP) Lloyd Sam and Luciano Acosta scored in the second half in D.C. United's 2-1 victory over NYCFC on Saturday.
After going scoreless in the first three matches of the season, D.C. United (2-2-1) has scored two goals in each of the last two.
In the 53rd minute, Lloyd stole the ball from defender Frederic Brillant deep in NYCFC's half and fired the ball from near the penalty spot past the sliding Johnson. Sam's first goal this season came in his 100th MLS start.
Thomas McNamara broke a tie with a goal in the 67th minute to give New York City FC a 2-1 MLS win over San Jose Saturday at Yankee Stadium.
When Rodney Wallace takes the field for New York City FC on Saturday afternoon, the 28-year-old will have the opportunity to score in a third consecutive match for the first time in his career.
However, this season has already shown that New York City FC needs more than just another strong performance to guarantee a good result against the visiting San Jose Earthquakes.
City has arguably had the better of the chances in all three of its matches over the first month of the season, yet only pulled out a victory in one, a 4-0 drubbing of D.C. United on March 12.
Dominic Oduro's goal midway through the second half lifted the Montreal Impact to a 1-1 draw with New York City FC on Saturday.
Coming off one of its most impressive wins in club history, New York City FC will look to double its home success Saturday against a Montreal Impact team it has dominated over the teams' brief history.
Despite failing to reach the playoffs in its first two MLS seasons, New York City (1-1-0) is 3-1-1 all-time against the Impact, and undefeated (2-0-1) at Yankee Stadium.
David Villa scored two goals and NYCFC newcomers Rodney Wallace and Maxi Moralez added one each in a 4-0 victory that overshadowed the MLS debut of 2016 Hermann Trophy winner Ian Harkes for D.C. United on Sunday.
Neither team scored in its opener last week but NYCFC (1-1-0) got off to a quick start with Wallace firing in the rebound of Jack Harrison's shot off the crossbar in the eighth minute.
Wallace, who played four seasons with the Portland Timbers but spent last season in Portugal and Brazil, sent a cross to Villa, who headed it into the left-hand corner in the 28th.
Cyle Larin scored the first goal at the new Orlando City Stadium, Joe Bendik had seven saves and Orlando City beat New York City FC 1-0 on Sunday night in the season opener for both teams.
Larin, who scored an MLS rookie-record 17 goals in 2015, has 32 goals in 54 career games.
Larin slipped header between goalkeeper Sean Johnson and the right post in the 15th minute. Giles Barnes, who was acquired in February from Vancouver and led Houston in scoring in 2013 and 2014, perfectly placed a cross from the top-left of the box and Larin put it away.
The United States' World Cup qualifiers in June have been moved up slightly because of Mexico's participation in the Confederations Cup.
The U.S. Soccer Federation said Tuesday that the Americans' home game against Trinidad and Tobago will be played June 8, a day earlier than first scheduled. The Americans' match at Mexico will be played June 11, two days ahead of the original date.
Mexico plays its Confederations Cup opener against Portugal on June 18 in Kazan, Russia.
Jurgen Klinsmann is out as coach of the U.S. soccer team.
U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati announced Monday that Klinsmann has been "relieved of his duties" as coach and technical director for U.S. Soccer. Gulati will conduct a media teleconference call Tuesday.
Klinsmann replaced Bob Bradley in July 2011 and led the team to the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup title and the second round of the 2014 World Cup, where the Americans lost to Belgium in extra time.
NYCFC was eliminated from the MLS playoffs after losing to Toronto FC, 5-0, on Sunday.
New York City FC needs to find goals with its MLS Cup playoff hopes hanging in the balance, and there's no better place to overhaul a two-goal deficit than at home.
New York hosts Toronto FC in the second leg of the Eastern Conference semi on Sunday, with Toronto holding a 2-0 lead after the first leg in Toronto. That leaves NYCFC with no choice but to go on the attack if it has any hope of advancing.
Jozy Altidore scored in the 84th minute to break a feisty stalemate and substitute Tosaint Ricketts added a stoppage-time goal to give Toronto FC a 2-0 victory over New York City FC on Sunday night in Game 1 of the MLS Eastern Conference semifinal series.
There was little separating Toronto FC and New York City FC during the Major League Soccer regular season.The teams played twice and drew twice -- 2-2 at Yankee Stadium on March 13 and 1-1 at BMO Field on May 18.A winner must emerge in their two-game Eastern Conference semifinal that opens in Toronto on Sunday and concludes Nov. 6 in New York.NYCFC (15-10-9) finished one point ahead of TFC (14-9-11) in the standings, which meant Toronto had to play the Philadelphia Union Wednesday to advance to the next round. TFC won 3-1 at BMO Field.
NYCFC defeats Columbus 4-1 in its final MLS regular season game of the season.
For New York City FC it's simple: defeat Columbus Crew SC on Sunday at Yankee Stadium in the regular season finale and secure second in the Eastern Conference and a bye into its first postseason appearance."I think what is really important is to put our focus on Columbus because it's important for us to finish second, so I don't think about the playoffs yet," NYC coach Patrick Vieira told the team's website.
Patrick Mullins had a goal and an assist and D.C. United clinched a third consecutive MLS Cup playoff appearance with a 3-1 victory over New York City FC on Sunday.
It's win and get in for D.C. United in their match Sunday against David Villa and New York City FC, the only team to beat D.C. since late July.United is among the league's hottest teams since the July acquisitions of forward Patrick Mullins and winger Lloyd Sam, having won their last three matches while going unbeaten in their last five.
David Villa scored his 20th and 21st goals of the season and New York City FC beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Friday night to take the Eastern Conference lead.
Jack Harrison played the corner short to Andrea Pirlo in the 52nd minute. Villa blocked Pirlo's cross toward the goal line and followed it for a narrow-angle finish through the legs of Houston goalkeeper Joe Willis.
Villa nearly added a second in the 58th minute with a bending shot off the post. He completed the task in the 91st with a rising blast from the top of the box that moved him ahead of Bradley Wright-Phillips in the MLS Golden Boot race.
Jefferson Mena and David Villa scored a minute apart before the game was 10 minutes old and New York City FC clinched a playoff berth with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on Friday night.
Khiry Shelton assisted on both goals as NYCFC (13-9-9) ran its home unbeaten streak to seven games.
Mena got his first goal for NYCFC in the 8th minute on a play that started off a corner kick before Ronald Matarrita sent a long ball toward the right post that Shelton headed out front for Mena to punch it in. Moments later Shelton sent a short pass to his left and Villa dribbled inside the 18 before finding the bottom right corner.
One of the most anticipated matchups of the MLS season takes place Saturday at Yankee Stadium, where New York City FC puts a five-match home streak on the line against U.S. Open Cut titlist FC Dallas.
FC Dallas enters the match atop the Western Conference with a 15-6-8 record and plus-8 goal difference ahead of second-place Los Angeles (11-14-4).
New York City FC is in third in the Eastern Conference at 12-8-9. It is tied on points with the second-place New York Red Bulls with 44 but its goal differential at minus-1 is well behind the Red Bulls (plus-12).
Diego Fagundez had a goal and an assist to help the New England Revolution beat New York City FC 3-1 on Saturday night.
The Revolution (8-12-9) have won two straight to close within a point of Orlando City for the sixth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
NYCFC (12-9-8) had just moved back atop the Eastern Conference standings with its victory over D.C. United last week.
New York City FC, Major League Soccer's most explosive team, will look to extend their lead in the Eastern Conference when they meet the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro on Saturday.
New York City (12-8-8) leads the league with 48 goals and holds a narrow lead over the Red Bulls and Toronto FC in the Eastern Conference with 44 points, one point ahead of the aforementioned clubs.
The NYCFC attack is spurred by forward David Villa (17 goals) and midfielder Frank Lampard (11 goals), the reigning MLS Player of the Week.
Frank Lampard was named the MLS Player of the Week for Week 26 of the MLS season.
Lampard scored twice in NYCFC's 3-2 win over D.C. United, including the game-winner in stoppage time.
Lampard got on the board with a goal to give NYCFC a 2-1 lead in the 85th minute. After D.C. tied it up, Lampard put in a left-footed shot in stoppage time for the win.
The midfieilder has 11 tallies in his last 13 matches as NYCFC is riding a five-game home win streak.
Frank Lampard scored his second goal of the match three minutes into stoppage time to give New York City FC a 3-2 victory over D.C. United on Thursday night.
Lampard took a pass from Khiry Shelton at the top of the area, faked a defender and goalkeeper Bill Hamid with the right, and slammed it home with the left. NYC improved to 12-8-8.
United (7-9-11) led 1-0 late, but NYC's David Villa scored in the 79th minute thanks to a crucial mistake by United defender Sean Franklin, whose back-pass fed Villa on a clean breakaway. In the 85th minute, after a physical scramble in the corner for a loose ball, Shelton pushed it to the center of the box. Villa tapped it to Lampard before getting hauled down, and Lampard buried it for the go-ahead.
D.C. United might be playing its best soccer of the season as it fights for a spot in the playoffs, with the latest challenge coming Thursday when it travels to Yankee Stadium for a crucial match with New York City FC.
D.C United comes into the match on a six-game undefeated streak that was punctuated with a 6-2 victory on Aug. 27 at home over Chicago behind a Patrick Mullins' first professional hat trick and three-assist performance from Luciano Acosta.
D.C. United (7-8-11, 32 points in 26 matches) is a point ahead of Orlando City SC for the sixth and final postseason spot in the Eastern Conference.
Kaka scored a goal in each half and Orlando City beat New York City FC 2-1 on Sunday night in a matchup of 2015 expansion teams.
Kaka gave Orlando City (6-7-13) the lead for good in the 63rd minute when he converted on a penalty he drew after the City defenders brought him down in the area.
Orlando City moved a point behind D.C. United for the sixth and final playoff position in the Eastern Conference.
NEW YORK -- David Villa scored in the sixth minute and New York City FC stretched its undefeated streak to four games, beating the Los Angeles Galaxy in their first trip to Yankee Stadium 1-0 on Saturday.
The Galaxy (9-4-11), who routed NYCFC 5-1 last season, had their nine-game unbeaten streak snapped. Eastern Conference leader New York City (11-7-8) has not been beaten since July 24, a 4-1 road loss against the New York Red Bulls.
Galaxy goalkeeper Clement Diop blocked Ronald Matarrita's low shot, yet Villa was right in front of the goal to tap in the deflection for his MLS-leading 16th goal of the season.