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
  • 10G dos 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

  1. Post update

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

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Booking

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

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    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.

  8. Post update

    Corner, LA Galaxy. Conceded by Jefferson Mena.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Federico Bravo (New York City FC).

  11. Post update

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

  12. Substitution

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

  13. Substitution

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy).

  15. Post update

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

  16. Substitution

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

  17. Post update

    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.

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    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.

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