NEW YORK (AP) — Jesús Medina scored two goals and keeper Sean Johnson recorded his 68th career shutout and NYCFC beat Cincinnati 5-0 Saturday.
Seven minutes in, the ball found its way to Medina after a pair of ricochets off a set piece. With the game in hand Medina scored at the 83rd.READ MORE: Riley Homers Again As Braves Win Series, Inch Closer To Mets
Medina has scored five goals in his last six games for New York (1-1-0) dating to last season.
New York broke it open early in the second half when off a Medina corner kick Maxime Chanot appeared to convert the header before official scoring ruled it an own goal by Nick Hagglund at the 53rd.READ MORE: New York Jets, First-Round Draft Pick Quarterback Zach Wilson Agree To Terms On Contract
Four minutes later, Gudmundur Thórarinsson found the back of the net on a free kick bending the ball around Cincinnati’s wall and past diving keeper Cody Cropper.
Valientín Castellanos made it 4-0 at the 67th when his errant attempt off a corner deflected off Hagglund past Cropper.
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