Major League Soccer: New York City tops Toronto 5-4 after a incredible match

BRONX. New York City conquers Toronto 5-4 after a incredible match.

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BRONX. New York City prevails over Toronto 5-4 after a incredible match. New York City took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

New York City remained in 10 people after A. Morales received a double yellow card in the 90′.

The match was played at the Citi Field stadium in Bronx on Sunday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Rubiel Vazquez with the help of Cory Richardson and Ryan Graves. The 4th official was Matthew Thompson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.6 degrees Celsius or 52.95 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 49%.​

Match Statistics

New York City was in firm control of the ball 58% while Toronto was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

New York City was more aggressive with 62 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 14 were on target. Which is one of the reasons New York City won the match.

New York City shot 22 times, 14 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Toronto shot 8 times, 5 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

New York City received 2 yellow cards (N. B. Acevedo Tabarez and A. Morales). On the opposite side, Toronto received 1 yellow card (J. Jimenez).

A. Morales (New York City) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (90′).

After this contest, New York City will have 10 points like Chicago Fire, Charlotte and Inter Miami to move down in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Toronto will stay with 11 points like Atlanta United, Montreal Impact, Nashville SC and Portland Timbers to move down in the 9th place.

Match Events

  • 13'
    13'

    J. Jimenez

  • 16'
    16'

    V. Castellanos Giménez (Goal Disallowed)

  • 28'
    28'

    J. Jimenez

  • 38'
    38'

    V. Castellanos

    T. Andrade

  • 40'
    40'

    N. B. Acevedo Tabarez

  • 44'
    44'

    J. Jimenez

  • 49'
    49'

    T. Andrade

  • 54'
    54'

    S. Rodriguez

  • 58'
    58'

    K. Parks

  • 60'
    60'

    K. Chung

    J. Osorio

  • 60'
    60'

    D. Kerr

    L. Petrasso

  • 75'
    75'

    G. Zelalem

    N. B. Acevedo Tabarez

  • 75'
    75'

    G. Pereira

    T. Andrade

  • 75'
    75'

    G. Pereira

  • 80'
    80'

    Heber

    V. Castellanos

  • 80'
    80'

    C. Gloster

    M. Meineche

  • 80'
    80'

    J. Perruzza

    J. Jimenez

  • 80'
    80'

    T. Antonoglou

    J. Shaffelburg

  • 83'
    83'

    A. Morales

  • 87'
    87'

    D. Kerr

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Morales

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Bradley

    A. Pozuelo

  • 90'
    90'

    V. Latinovich

    Heber

  • 90'
    90'

    I. Achara

    K. Thompson

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, New York City will host SJ Earthquakes on the 1st of May with a 4-0 head to head record in favor of New York City (1 draw).

Toronto will host Cincinnati on the 30th of April with a 4-2 head to head statistic in favor of Toronto (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 (6.3), Tayvon Gray (7.1), Alfredo Morales (6.8), Alexander Callens (6.7), Malte Amundsen (7.3), Nicolás Acevedo (7.7), Keaton Parks (7.7), Thiago Andrade (8.2), Santiago Rodríguez (7.4), Talles Magno (7.3) and Valentin Castellanos (8.4).

Substitutes

New York City made 5 changes: N. B. Acevedo Tabarez for G. Zelalem (75′), T. Andrade for G. Pereira (75′), V. Castellanos for Heber (80′), M. Meineche for C. Gloster (80′) and Heber for V. Latinovich (90′).

Top player: Valentin Castellanos

Probably the most impressive player in New York City was Valentin Castellanos.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 25 passes (68% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 10. He performed 2 crosses.

Toronto: Formation and Lineups

Toronto started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the other side, Bob Bradley played with: Alex Bono (6.4), Shane O’Neill (6.1), Carlos Salcedo (6.7), Chris Mavinga (6.6), Kosi Thompson (6.7), Jonathan Osorio (7.0), Michael Bradley (6.3), Jacob Shaffelburg (5.8), Alejandro Pozuelo (6.3), Luca Petrasso (6.4) and Jesús Jiménez (8.0).

Substitutes

Toronto made 5 changes: J. Osorio for K. Chung (60′), L. Petrasso for D. Kerr (60′), J. Jimenez for J. Perruzza (80′), J. Shaffelburg for T. Antonoglou (80′) and K. Thompson for I. Achara (90′).

Top player: Jesús Jiménez

The player who no doubt impressed Toronto the most was Jesús Jiménez.

His rating is (8.0) with 2 goals, 14 passes (85% accurate) and 0 key passes.

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