History Boys

02.11.2018 17:00 of Stefano Bentivogli  article read 13 times
Source: NYCFC
History Boys

City were favorites for this one in the eyes of many following an identical scoreline vs. Philadelphia on Decision Day, however, this promised to be a game with its own feeling and pressures implied by the win or go home Playoff mechanic.

Dome will have warned his players against complacency and the message was well and truly heard, judging by what we saw from the Boys in Blue in the early running.

Yangel Herrera fired the warning blast on 6’ with a shot that Andre Blake had to palm around his post but the home faithful would only have to wait another four minutes to celebrate… and boy, did they celebrate…

Ismael Tajouri-Shradi was the one who lit the fire with his rocket volley on 10’ to set the tone for a night of control and domination from the home side, who were in no mood to be denied their third Conference semi in a row.

With a first-ever Playoff win under our belts, now we turn attentions to Atlanta for what looks to be a mouthwatering two-legged clash…