NEW YORK (AP) Frank Lampard scored his first MLS goal and New York City FC beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Wednesday night to end a three-game losing streak.
New York City (8-14-7) won its first game since Aug. 13. Toronto FC (11-13-4) has lost three straight.
Lampard, a former Chelsea and Manchester City midfielder, scored in the 20th minute. He settled RJ Allen’s back-pass with his chest and rolled in a goal through traffic. Lampard spent 13 seasons with Chelsea, won three Premier League titles and scored 176 goals in 599 games.
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Patrick Mullins headed in Andrea Pirlo’s corner kick in the 77th.
Josh Saunders had a diving save of Sebastian Giovinco’s deflected free kick in the 62nd minute and he punched Michael Bradley’s shot from distance over the crossbar in the 70th.