Friday night, NYCFC had something to prove. They had been beaten in two nail-biter games earlier this season by the Columbus Crew. Games NYCFC feel like they should have won were it not for the freekick mastery of Lucas Zelarayan.
New York City FC is struggling Saturday’s 2-1 loss at Columbus Crew SC was dispiriting for New York City FC, another underwhelming result despite being the better side on the field for much of the match.
Despite a lot of unsubstantiated hope going into this game, the Chicago Fire have once again lost on the road. This time, that loss was 2-0 against the Columbus Crew in the final match at Crew Stadium.
The Columbus Crew entered Monday night the best team in MLS by total points with 16. NYCFC came into the night with just six total points, but pulled off the upset behind Alexander Ring's goal, the only one they needed in a 1-0 victory.
Taylor Twellman chats with MLS commissioner Don Garber about the league's decision to add FC Cincinnati as the Columbus Crew SC saga persists. Columbus Crew SC coach Gregg Berhalter asked why MLS suspended his midfielder Cristian Martinez for two games for slapping an opponent, while LA Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic only got one.
After a two-week lull in MLS play, the conference finals are set to begin on Tuesday, and will culminate with the second leg the following week. Let’s take a closer look at each matchup, as we attempt to predict which two teams will be competing for the MLS Cup trophy on Dec.