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Notes & Quotes: New York City FC 1 - 3 Portland Timbers

August 1, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New York City FC News Release

SUMMARY

New York City FC 1 - 3 Portland Timbers

Saturday, August 1, 2020

"MLS is Back Tournament" Quarterfinals

ESPN Wide World of Sports | Orlando, FL

LINEUPS

New York City FC: Sean Johnson; Anton Tinnerholm, Maxime Chanot, Alexander Callens, Ronald Matarrita; James Sands, Alex Ring, Jesus Medina (72' Keaton Parks); Alexandru Mitriță (72' Heber), Valentin Castellanos, Gary Mackay-Steven (56' Maxi Moralez)

SUBS UNUSED: Luis Barraza, Gudmundur Thórarinsson, Sebastien Ibeagha, Joe Scally, Tayvon Gray, Tony Rocha, Juan Pablo Torres, Justin Haak, Nicolas Acevedo

Portland Timbers: Steve Clark; Pablo Bonilla, Larrys Mabiala, Dario Zuparic, Jorge Villafana; Diego Chara, Eryk Williamson (75' Andy Polo), Yimmi Chara (52' Yimmi Chara), Sebastian Blanco (90'+4' Blake Bodily), Marvin Loria (46' Diego Valeri); Jeremy Ebobisse (74' Felipe Mora)

SUBS UNUSED: Aljaz Ivacic, Chris Duvall, Bill Tuiloma, Julio Cascante, Renzo Zambrano, Cristhian Paredes, Tomas Conechny

SCORING SUMMARY

27' - NYC - Jesus Medina (Penalty)

43' - POR - Sebastian Blanco

65' - POR - Diego Valeri (Assisted By: Jaroslaw Niezgoda)

76' - POR - Andy Polo (Assisted By: Sebastian Blanco)

DISCIPLINE SUMMARY

37' - POR - Eryk Williamson (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior)

44' - NYC - Alex Ring (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior)

45+1'' - NYC - Jesus Medina (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior)

79' - POR - Larrys Mabiala (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior)

85' - NYC - Maxi Moralez (Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior)

90'+5' - NYC - Alex Callens (Yellow Card - Dissent)

QUOTES

NYCFC Head Coach Ronny Deila:

On result...

"We couldn't cope with their counter attacking. That was the big thing today. They were very clinical when they had opportunities. We are disappointed of course, but the boys worked hard and we just have to go home now to train and improve to make us ready for the league."

NYCFC Forward Gary Mackay-Steven:

On what went wrong vs Portland...

"It's hard to put a finger on it so soon after the game. We played a good first half, but it came down to them taking their opportunities in the final third...maybe that quality was lacking from us tonight. Fair play to Portland they were clinical and took their opportunites really well and probably deserved it in the end.


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