The Spanish Jesus Jimenez, with his fourth goal of the season, and Alexander Pozuelowith a center that led to an own goal by the Brazilian Thiago Martins, guided this Saturday the 2-1 win for Toronto FC against New York City FC, which still does not work at this start of the US MLS season.
Jiménez, born in Leganés in 1993, broke the tie with an accurate shot with his right foot after facing the goalkeeper while Thiago Martines deflected a free kick from Pozuelo with his head and inadvertently raised the score to 2-0.
At Toronto FC, which added its second consecutive victory, the Mexican Carlos Salcedo was also a starter.
In the NYC, the Argentinian Valentín “Taty” Castellanos was the starter, but he still hasn’t been able to score in these five rounds of the championship.
His team’s goal was scored by Heber Araújo in added time, when it was already too late to save points.
Toronto sits in seventh place in the playoff spots, while New York City is 11th in the East, with just one win in five games.
In the other matches played on this day, the Chicago Fire did not go beyond 0-0 at Soldier Field against Dallas FC, in a gray game with no scoring chances.
There was a show in Cincinnati, where Montreal won at home 4-3 with a brace from the American, of Serbian origin, Djordje Mihailovic and goals from the Sierra Leonean player Kei Kamara and the Argentine Joaquín Torres.