Growing expectations and tension ahead of the debut of New York City FC in the new MLS season. The Blues want to make up for it after last season ended in the endless playoff challenge against Orlando City. We will find a profoundly changed team, with the farewell of many players who have made the history of the club. On the other hand, some fundamental pillars of the team have remained, just think of Chanot, Tinnerholm and Maxi Moralez, just to name a few. Ronny Deila will rely heavily on the 'old guard' for the upcoming season.
It won't be easy, but there is confidence around the team. Several new players have arrived who will not be available right away. Deila, at least for the first match against DC United, will rely on the most experienced players of the team. There will be no Heber who is following his path of recovery from the knee injury. Possible that Castellanos can find space, which will be supported by Tajouri-Shradi, Moralez and Medina. Sands will be the player to make a difference in Ring's orphaned midfield. Chanot will be the pivot of the defense, with Thórarinsson or the newcomer Gloster who will have the task of not making Matarrita regret.
New York City FC's preseason bodes well for next season. They are different games, but the start is positive. Now it will be the first real official match to give Deila the first answers on what will be the NYCFC season.
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