Magno, Castellanos drive NYCFC to 2-0 win over Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Talles Magno found the net early and Valentín Castellanos added a goal in the second half to give New…

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Talles Magno found the net early and Valentín Castellanos added a goal in the second half to propel New York City FC to a 2-0 win over the Columbus Crew in Saturday’s MLS game.

Magno took a pass from Santiago Rodríguez and fired a shot through traffic into the far post to give NYCFC (5-3-2) a 1-0 lead in the 9th minute. Castellanos gave NYCFC some breathing room with a goal in the 59th minute. Castellanos’ sixth goal of the season leaves him behind the pace for the Golden Boot.

NYCFC went 4-0-1 on a five game home stand between Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, outdoing the visitors 16-4 overall.

The Crew (3-4-4) fell on the way to 0-2-4.

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