NEW YORK (WFAN) — NYCFC coach Patrick Vieira unexpectedly shuffled his lineup in Thursday’s win over Minnesota United after a pair of fullbacks showed up late for a team meeting.

In the latest episode of the “Soccer in the City” podcast, hosts Tom Kolker, Glenn Crooks, Roberto Abramowitz and John Rojas discuss that decision and how it impacted NYCFC. The guys also talk about off-line testing of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) at Yankee Stadium, preview NYCFC’s game against Vancouver on Wednesday and discuss the Chicago Fire, who have gone from worst to first.

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