Contributed by Steven Torres
New York City FC (NYCFC) topped visiting Columbus Crew, 1:0, during league encounter on Wednesday evening, at Bronx’s Yankee Stadium.
The only goal of the game came in the 36th minute-mark when Argentinean forward Valentin Castellanos beat the offside trap to scored off a pass from Argentinean international midfielder Maximiliano Moralez.
The victory improves NYCFC’s league record to 12-5-8 (44 pts) as it has won three of its last four games.
Meanwhile, Columbus drops to a 7-14-6 mark (27 pts) and is winless in its last four league matches.
08.21.2019: Bronx, N.Y.; Yankee Stadium
NEW YORK CITY FC – COLUMBUS CREW 1:0 (1:0)
Valentin CASTELLANOS 36’
New York City FC: Sean Johnson – Anton Tinnerholm, Maxime Channot, Alexander Callens, Ronald Matarrita, Alexander Ring-C, Tony Rocha (82: Keaton Parks), Maximiliano Moralez, Gary Mackay-Steven (59: Alexandru Mitrita), Valentin Castellanos (87: Sebastien Ibreagha), Héber. Booked: Matarrita 80’
Coach: Domenec TORRENT
Columbus Crew: Eloy Room – Connor Maloney, Alex Crognale, Jonathan Mensah-C, Harrison Afful, David Guzman, Artur, David Accam, Eduardo Sosa (46: Pedro Santos), Luis Argudo (79: Luis Diaz), Romario Williams (61: Jordan Hamilton). Booked: Mensah 49’, Boom 65’, Crognale 68’
Coach: Caleb PORTER
R: Allen CHAPMAN
Written by Steven Torres