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Notes & Quotes: Chicago Fire FC 3 - 4 New York City FC

November 8, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New York City FC News Release


SUMMARY

Chicago Fire FC 3 - 4 New York City FC

Sunday, November 8, 2020

2020 MLS Regular Season

Soldier Field - Chicago, IL

LINEUPS

Chicago Fire FC: Bobby Shuttleworth; Boris Sekulic (76' Elliot Collier), Francisco Calvo, Mauricio Pineda (88' Carlos Teran), Jonathan Bornstein (58' Miguel Angel Navarro); Djordje Mihalovic, Gaston Gimenez, Alvaro Medran; Fabian Hebers (58' Ignacio Aliseda), Robert Beric

SUBS UNUSED: Connor Sparrow, Johan Kappelhof, Brandt Bronico, Wyatt Omsberg, Brian Gutierrez

New York City FC: Sean Johnson; Anton Tinnerholm, Maxime Chanot, Alexander Callens (46' Sebastien Ibeagha), Ronald Matarrita (68' Gudmundur Thorarinsson); Alex Ring, Keaton Parks (68' Nicolas Acevedo), Maxi Moralez; Jesus Medina (81' Tony Rocha), Valentin Castellanos, Gary Mackay-Steven (81' Ismael Tajouri-Shradi)

SUBS UNUSED: Brad Stuver, Joe Scally, Juan Pablo Torres, Justin Haak

SCORING SUMMARY

15' - NYC - Alexander Callens (Assisted by: Maxi Moralez)

32' - NYC - Gary Mackay-Steven (Assisted by: Valentin Castellanos)

33' - CHI - Robert Beric (Assisted by: Djordje Mihailovic)

37' - NYC - Jesus Medina (Assisted by: Maxi Moralez, Keaton Parks)

42' - CHI - Przemyslaw Frankowski

43' - CHI - Przemyslaw Frankowski (Assisted by: Djordje Mihailovic)

77' - NYC - Valentin Castellanos

DISCIPLINE SUMMARY

NONE

QUOTES

New York City FC Head Coach Ronny Delia:

On confidence heading into the playoffs...

"We are very confident, but we need to be humble. We need to understand a playoff game is a difficult game. We need to be ready, but with a smile on our face. That is important because that's when we are at our best."

New York City FC Forward Gary Mackay-Steven

On his form heading into the playoffs after a tough season...

"I never lost the confidence and you just keep going. The chances keep coning and we're in a good moment as a team. We've played well. We're creating a lot of chances. It's nice to be on the end of one. It's more enjoyable to play in winning teams and we've managed to string a few wins together now. It's an important time of the season and it's a good feeling amongst the camp now."


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