Jesús Medina opens scoring, NYCFC beat Orlando City 5-0
NEW YORK (AP) Jesus Medina scored in the 40th minute and New York City FC added four second-half goals to rout Orlando City 5-0 on Sunday night.
Medina ran onto a ball tapped to him by Valentin Castellanos and ripped a rising left-footer into the top of the net for New York City (7-5-2).
Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scored from the edge of the penalty area in the in the 53rd minute, Maximiliano Moralez tapped into an open net from point-blank range in the 65th and 23-year-old rookie Malte Amundsen scored his first career MLS goal to make it 4-0 in the 79th minute. Castellanos put away the rebound of a shot deflected by goalkeeper Pedro Gallese in the 82nd to cap the scoring.
Gallese finished with nine saves for Orlando City (7-4-4).
NYCFC had 61% possession and outshot Orlando City 23-5.
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Updated July 25, 2021