LAFC Travels to New York City for First Road Game against NYCFC
The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) hits the road for the first time in 2019 to take on Eastern Conference side New York City FC on Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Last year, the two sides battled to a 2-2 draw in the first and only regular season meeting on May 13 at Banc of California Stadium.
Kickoff this Sunday is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. PT and will be televised live on FS1, and broadcast on ESPN 710 AM and 980 AM "La Mera Mera.'
Last weekend, the Black & Gold earned its second victory of the season - a 4-1 win over 2018 MLS Cup finalists Portland Timbers. With the victory, LAFC became just the second-ever expansion team in MLS history to open its first two seasons with back-to-back wins.
LAFC is currently tied for first place in the Western Conference with a 2-0-0 (6 points) record, while NYCFC (0-0-2) sits in sixth place in the East with 2 points from its first two matches.
• Discuss this story on the Major League Soccer message board...
Major League Soccer Stories from March 16, 2019
- Earthquakes Fall to New York Red Bulls on Road - San Jose Earthquakes
- Red Bulls Roll Past San Jose, 4-1, in MLS Home Opener - New York Red Bulls
- Impact Defeats Orlando City SC 3-1 - Montreal Impact
- Orlando City Falls 3-1 to Montreal - Orlando City SC
- FC Dallas Falls 1-0 at MAPFRE Stadium - FC Dallas
- Rodriguez's Brace Powers Dynamo to 3-2 Win over Vancouver - Houston Dynamo
- Montero and Bangoura score, but 'Caps fall in wild match against Houston - Vancouver Whitecaps FC
- Chicago Fire Falls 4-2 to Seattle Sounders FC - Chicago Fire
- Following 4-2 Victory in Chicago, Sounders FC Begins Season 3-0-0 for the First Time Since 2009 - Seattle Sounders FC
- Sunday's FC Cincinnati MLS Home Opener is Sold Out - FC Cincinnati
- LAFC Travels to New York City for First Road Game against NYCFC - Los Angeles FC
- Midfielder Saphir Taider Called up by Algeria - Montreal Impact
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Los Angeles FC Stories
- LAFC Falls 2-1 to San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday at Banc of California Stadium
- LAFC to Face San Jose Earthquakes Sunday Night at Banc of California Stadium
- LAFC Forward Bradley Wright-Phillips Voted MLS Player of the Week
- LAFC Routs Vancouver Whitecaps FC 6-0 on Wednesday Night
- Defender Danilo Silva Announces Retirement