NYCFC gave themselves a mountain to climb early in this one, falling to a two-goal deficit with 10 minutes on the board.

Chris Mueller profited with a brace from City’s slow start and Ronny Deila’s charges were right up against it to try and rescue something from the match.

It was a crushing opening for a side who came into the game eyeing goals as the final piece missing from a decent but luckless outing vs. Philadelphia, and although Jesus Medina gave NYC hope when he halved the deficit with halftime approaching, Akindele’s late header meant that it would be another fruitless night for our Boys in Blue.

The wait for a first point of the interrupted MLS season goes on and City’s Round of 16 qualification hopes hang in the balance, with a big result on Monday vs. Miami needed to advance in the tournament…

Sezione: News / Data: Gio 16 luglio 2020 alle 16:00 / Fonte: nycfc.com
Autore: Stefano Bentivogli
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