February 25, 2017
VILLA FOR VICTORY
NYC FC concludes preseason with 1-0 win over Sporting KC
TUCSON, Ariz. -- David Villa returned from suspension to score as New York City FC took a 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City in the Desert Diamond Cup, the teamís final preseason match, Saturday.
Villa scored on a 50th-minute header off a Maxi Moralez feed and Sean Johnson saved a 63rd-minute Soony Saad penalty kick. Benny Feilhaber earned the penalty after being fouled by Ronald Matarrita. Saad was red-carded after an 82nd-minute foul on James Sands.