Major League Soccer

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New York City FCNYC
5
 
0
Orlando City SCORL
J. Medina  40' 1-0 
I. Tajouri-Shradi  53' 2-0 
M. Moralez  65' 3-0 
M. Amundsen  79' 4-0 
V. Castellanos  82' 5-0 
NYCJ. Medina  40' 1-0
NYCI. Tajouri-Shradi  53' 2-0
NYCM. Moralez  65' 3-0
NYCM. Amundsen  79' 4-0
NYCV. Castellanos  82' 5-0
HT: 1-0
Yankee Stadium (Attendance: 13,503)
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Jesús Medina opens scoring, NYCFC beat Orlando City 5-0

(AP Photo/Gary McCullough)

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

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