NEW YORK (AP) — Sebastian Giovinco scored in the 76th minute and Toronto FC tied New York City FC 2-2 on Sunday in the first game of the season at Yankee Stadium.
Giovinco, the reigning Landon Donovan MLS MVP, has two goals and two assists in two games this season.READ MORE: Flames Use 4-Goal Outburst In 1st Period To Beat Devils
David Villa scored on a penalty kick in the 24th minute for New York FC (1-0-1) and added another four minutes later for a 2-0 lead. Thomas McNamara was tripped just inside the corner of the box and Villa rolled the PK to the keeper’s right. After Toronto had several failed attempts to clear a free kick, Villa appeared to use an extended arm to control a loose ball but it wasn’t called and he sent in a goal.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/27 Wednesday Morning Forecast
Damien Perquis made it 2-1 in first-half stoppage time when he got a sliding touch on Giovinco’s free kick.
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