Major League Soccer: New York City overcomes Columbus Crew 2-0 on Saturday

NEW YORK CITY. New York City conquers Columbus Crew with a 2-0 win with a goal from T. Magno (10') and a goal from V. Castellanos (57').


NEW YORK CITY. New York City defeats Columbus Crew with a 2-0 win with a goal from T. Magno (10′) and a goal from V. Castellanos (57′).

The match was played at the Yankee Stadium stadium in New York City on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Marcos de Oliveira who was helped by Jose Da Silva and Tyler Wyrostek. The 4th official was Luis Arroyo. The weather was mist. The temperature was pleasant around 16.9 degrees Celsius or 62.35 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 92%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. New York City was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Columbus Crew that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

New York City was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons New York City won the contest.

New York City shot 20 times, 7 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Columbus Crew shot 9 times, 0 on target, 9 off target.


New York City received 3 yellow cards (M. Moralez, K. Parks and T. Martins). On the other side, Columbus Crew received 1 yellow card (J. Mensah).

After playing this encounter, New York City will have 14 points like Atlanta United and Minnesota United to stay in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Columbus Crew will stay with 13 points like Charlotte to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 10'

    T. Magno

  • 18'

    M. Moralez

  • 57'

    L. Diaz

    J. Igbekeme

  • 57'

    V. Castellanos

    M. Moralez

  • 63'

    T. Andrade

    G. Pereira

  • 63'

    A. Morales

    S. Rodriguez

  • 72'

    E. Hurtado

    M. Berry

  • 80'

    A. Jasson

    M. Moralez

  • 81'

    Y. Yeboah

    D. Etienne

  • 84'

    K. Parks

  • 86'

    J. Mensah

  • 90'

    T. Martins

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, New York City will play away with DC United on the 18th of May with a 8-5 head to head stats in favor of New York City (3 draws).

Columbus Crew will host Los Angeles FC on the 21st of May with a 2-1 head to head stats in favor of Los Angeles FC (0 draws).

New York City: Formation and Lineups

New York City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Ronny Deila chose to play with the following team: Sean Johnson (6.8), Nicolás Acevedo (6.8), Thiago Martins (7.0), Alexander Callens (7.6), Chris Gloster (7.1), Keaton Parks (7.2), Maxi Moralez (8.7), Gabriel Pereira (6.2), Santiago Rodríguez (6.6), Talles Magno (7.3) and Valentin Castellanos (8.4).


New York City made 3 changes: G. Pereira for T. Andrade (63′), S. Rodriguez for A. Morales (63′) and M. Moralez for A. Jasson (80′).

Top player: Maxi Moralez

Probably the most impressive player in New York City was Maxi Moralez even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.7) with 63 passes (88% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11. He performed 6 crosses.

Columbus Crew: Formation and Lineups

Columbus Crew started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Caleb Porter played with: Eloy Room (6.5), Steven Moreira (6.5), Jonathan Mensah (6.7), Josh Williams (6.6), Pedro Santos (7.2), Darlington Nagbe (7.1), Artur (6.6), James Igbekeme (7.3), Derrick Etienne Junior (7.1), Miguel Berry (6.3) and Lucas Zelarayán (7.6).


Columbus Crew made 3 changes: J. Igbekeme for L. Diaz (57′), M. Berry for E. Hurtado (72′) and D. Etienne for Y. Yeboah (81′).

Top player: Lucas Zelarayán

Probably the most impressive player in Columbus Crew was Lucas Zelarayán.

His rating is (7.6) with 36 passes (63% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 14 duels out of 24. He performed 6 crosses.

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