NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scored twice and New York City FC beat D.C. United 4-1 on Wednesday night in its return to Yankee Stadium for the first time in eight months.
NYCFC (8-6-2) has won three straight matches, outscoring opponents 11-3 during the stretch. D.C. (2-9-5) has lost four consecutive matches and is winless in seven.
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Tajouri-Shradi scored on a penalty kick in the 55th minute. Eight minutes later, Tajouri-Shradi again beat goalkeeper Bill Hamid with a left-footed shot from close range.
Valentin Castellanos also scored on a penalty kick in the 4th minute for NYCFC. Keaton Parks capped the scoring with his second goal of the season in the 88th.READ MORE: Reports: Mets, Max Scherzer Agree To Record 3-Year, $130 Million Deal
Ola Kamara scored on a penalty kick for D.C. United in the 12th minute.
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