Frank Lampard's New York City FC beat Steven Gerrard's LA Galaxy 1-0

Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard has scored nine goals in 13 appearances since moving to the United States

Frank Lampard's New York City FC beat Steven Gerrard's LA Galaxy 1-0 in the first meeting of the former England midfielders since their moves to the United States.

New York City, managed by Patrick Vieira, took an early lead when David Villa prodded home from six yards.

Ashley Cole - another ex-England international - lined up alongside Gerrard for LA Galaxy.

The victory for Lampard's side extends their lead in the Eastern Conference.

They are four points clear of Toronto, while Gerrard's team remain third in the Western Conference.

Line-ups

New York City FC

  • 12Saunders
  • 2Hernandez
  • 13Brillant
  • 23Mena
  • 22MatarritaSubstituted forMendozaat 85'minutes
  • 8LampardSubstituted forBravoat 83'minutes
  • 51Iraola
  • 21Pirlo
  • 11Harrison
  • 7Villa
  • 15McNamaraSubstituted forAllenat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3White
  • 6Bravo
  • 9Mendoza
  • 19Shelton
  • 25Johansen
  • 27Allen
  • 99Taylor Jr

LA Galaxy

  • 31Diop
  • 20DeLaGarzaBooked at 90mins
  • 44Steres
  • 37Van Damme
  • 3Cole
  • 34de JongSubstituted forBoatengat 84'minutes
  • 6HusidicSubstituted forLletgetat 63'minutes
  • 10dos Santos
  • 8Gerrard
  • 11ZardesSubstituted forMageeat 79'minutes
  • 7Keane

Substitutes

  • 1Kennedy
  • 9Gordon
  • 17Lletget
  • 18Magee
  • 21Larentowicz
  • 24Boateng
  • 27Romney
Referee:
Jair Marrufo
Attendance:
35,509

Match Stats

Home TeamNew York City FCAway TeamLA Galaxy
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home18
Away11
Shots on Target
Home7
Away1
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, New York City FC 1, LA Galaxy 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, New York City FC 1, LA Galaxy 0.

Booking

A.J. DeLaGarza (LA Galaxy) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by A.J. DeLaGarza (LA Galaxy).

Steven Mendoza (New York City FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Steven Gerrard (LA Galaxy) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Emmanuel Boateng.

Attempt missed. Emmanuel Boateng (LA Galaxy) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Steven Gerrard.

Corner, LA Galaxy. Conceded by Jefferson Mena.

Jelle Van Damme (LA Galaxy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Federico Bravo (New York City FC).

Offside, New York City FC. Josh Saunders tries a through ball, but David Villa is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, New York City FC. Steven Mendoza replaces Ronald Matarrita.

Substitution

Substitution, LA Galaxy. Emmanuel Boateng replaces Nigel de Jong.

Foul by Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy).

RJ Allen (New York City FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, New York City FC. Federico Bravo replaces Frank Lampard.

Attempt missed. Jelle Van Damme (LA Galaxy) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Steven Gerrard with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Ronald Matarrita (New York City FC) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by David Villa.

Corner, New York City FC. Conceded by Clément Diop.

Attempt saved. David Villa (New York City FC) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Ronald Matarrita.

Attempt saved. David Villa (New York City FC) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, LA Galaxy. Mike Magee replaces Gyasi Zardes.

Offside, New York City FC. Andrea Pirlo tries a through ball, but Frank Lampard is caught offside.

Offside, LA Galaxy. Nigel de Jong tries a through ball, but Ashley Cole is caught offside.

Foul by Daniel Steres (LA Galaxy).

David Villa (New York City FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Nigel de Jong (LA Galaxy).

Frank Lampard (New York City FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by RJ Allen.

Substitution

Substitution, New York City FC. RJ Allen replaces Thomas McNamara.

Attempt missed. Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy) header from very close range misses to the right. Assisted by Sebastian Lletget with a cross.

Attempt missed. Jack Harrison (New York City FC) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Frank Lampard.

Ashley Cole (LA Galaxy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Harrison (New York City FC).

Substitution

Substitution, LA Galaxy. Sebastian Lletget replaces Baggio Husidic.

Offside, New York City FC. Andrea Pirlo tries a through ball, but David Villa is caught offside.

Hand ball by Andrea Pirlo (New York City FC).

Offside, LA Galaxy. Nigel de Jong tries a through ball, but Ashley Cole is caught offside.

Baggio Husidic (LA Galaxy) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1New York City FC2611874443141
2Toronto FC2410773425937
3New York Red Bulls25106943331036
4Philadelphia Union249784237534
5Montreal Impact238963834433
6D.C. United236982428-427
7Orlando City SC2351263841-327
8New England Revolution2468102944-1526
9Columbus Crew SC2231182938-920
10Chicago Fire2247112232-1019

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1FC Dallas2513663933645
2Colorado Rapids2311932720742
3LA Galaxy24911438241438
4Real Salt Lake2510783636037
5Sporting Kansas City26105113030035
6Portland Timbers258893636032
7San Jose Earthquakes2471072627-131
8Vancouver Whitecaps FC2586113441-730
9Seattle Sounders FC2383122630-427
10Houston Dynamo2459102730-324
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