NYCFC, Villa Outlast BWP, Red Bulls

(Pregame festivities on Sunday at Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)

New York City Football Club beat the Red Bulls 3-2 in the latest installment of the Hudson River Derby on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium.

The stars came to play in this one, as NYCFC’s David Villa had a hat trick to give him 17 goals on the season, and the Red Bulls’ Bradley Wright-Phillips notched two goals to give him 12 for the year.

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Red Bulls Rolling As They Enter Hudson River Derby

(The celebration was on after Bradley Wright-Phillips’ second-half goal – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Red Bulls won their fourth straight on Saturday night with a 4-0 romp over the Montreal Impact.

Daniel Royer led the way with two goals for the Red Bulls, giving him 10 on the season, just one behind Bradley Wright-Phillips for the team lead. Wright-Phillips got his 11th in this one too.

The Red Bulls have won these four by a combined score of 15-3. It is the first time in franchise history that they have scored three or more goals in four straight games.

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NYCFC Set For Big Tests In Toronto & Hudson River Derby

(Andrea Pirlo (left) and David Villa (second from right) were on hand at the adidas Store in Midtown for an autograph session on Tuesday – Photo by Jason Schott)

New York City Football Club is entering perhaps the biggest back-to-back of their season, as they take on Toronto FC on the road this Sunday, and then host the Red Bulls in the latest installment of the Hudson River Derby on Sunday, August 6.

NYCFC is coming off a huge 2-1 win on Saturday against the Chicago Fire, overcoming that they had to play down a man for the final 80 minutes of the game.  NYCFC (11-4-6, 37 points) is now just one point behind Chicago, who are in second place with 38 points (11-5-4).

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NYCFC Puts Out the Fire

(David Villa surrounded by the red of the Chicago Fire – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club gutted out a crucial 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

After a scoreless first half, one marked by NYCFC having a player sent off in the 12th minute leaving the a man down for the rest of the game, they wasted no time getting on the board in the second half.

In the 47th minute, Jonathan Lewis fired a pass from the right corner to David Villa at the top of the key. Villa got the ball in midair and sent a rocket into the net to make it 1-0.

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NYCFC Autograph Session Tuesday 7/25

(NYCFC Head Coach Patrick Vieira and David Villa – provided by NYCFC)

NYCFC and adidas Soccer will host a full team appearance at the brand’s Fifth Avenue Flagship Store on Tuesday, July 25 at 6:00 pm.

The event will include an autograph signing, meet-and-greet, mural signing and photo booth activation for fans.

NYCFC Head Coach Patrick Vieira will be on hand with his entire team, including star David Villa, for this event.

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NYCFC, Toronto Tie In Battle of East’s Elites

(NYCFC’s Maxi Moralez battles for position – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club and Toronto FC played to a 2-2 draw on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium as each team fights for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.

With the point, Toronto improved to 11-6-3, with 39 points, and surpassed the Chicago Fire, who have 38. NYCFC, who are in third, are now 10-4-6, with 34 points.

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NYCFC Stun Philly For Late Victory

(Alexander Callens celebrates his late goal in the NYCFC win on Saturday – Photo by USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club rebounded from a tough draw with New England on Wednesday night with a thrilling 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

In the game Wednesday night, NYCFC surrendered a goal in the 86th minute, and on Saturday, they won it with two goals in the final 10 minutes.

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NYCFC Celebrates Pride Month

(NYCFC plays at Yankee Stadium, the pregame festivities on Saturday – Photo by Jason Schott)

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) and New York City Football Club ‘s charity City in the Community will partner to provide local teens a safe, inclusive space to openly discuss LGBTQ-specific topics through a pioneer series of HMI-led inclusivity workshops.

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NYCFC Drops Points As Revs Rally Late

(NYCFC’s Jack Harrison battles New England’s Kelyn Rowe – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club saw their chance at another three points at home go down the drain when Xavier Kouassi tied it for the New England Revolutioin in the 86th minute.

NYCFC had to settle for one point in the 2-2 draw with New England on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.

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