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Achara scores in MLS debut, Toronto beats NYCFC 1-0

TORONTO (AP) Nigerian rookie Ifunanyachi Achara scored in the 81st minute in his MLS debut to give Toronto FC a 1-0 victory over New York City FC on Saturday.

Alejandro Pozuelo swept the ball wide to Richie Laryea, whose cross deflected off defender Ronald Mataritta to the far corner of the goal for Achara to head it in.

Coach Greg Vanney reached 100th victories for Toronto FC in all competitions. (MORE)

Toronto FC Leaders
G: R. Laryea1
Ast: None 
PKG: Á. Pozuelo1
YC: J. Altidore1
RC: None 
GAA: Q. Westberg1.00
CS: Q. Westberg1
Toronto FC Team Stats (Rank)
Goals: 3 (14)
Goals Allowed: 2 (23)
Penalty Kick Goals: 1 (5)
Shots: 27 (11)
Shots on Goal: 13 (3)
Yellow Cards: 3 (12)
Red Cards: 0 (22)
Results
DateOppFinal
2/29SJ-TORT 2-2
3/7TOR-NYCW 1-0
Transfers
DatePlayerFromToType
No recent transfers
Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
No recent injuries
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