New York City FC faces Columbus following Heber’s 2-goal game
New York; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York City FC takes on Columbus after Heber registered two goals against FC Cincinnati.
New York City FC is 6-3-6 in Eastern Conference play. Heber leads the third-ranked scoring team in the MLS with 12 goals. New York City FC has scored 45 goals.
The Crew are 5-6-5 in conference games. Columbus is 3-1-4 when it scores a pair of goals.
The teams meet Wednesday for the second time this season. The last meeting ended in a 2-2 draw.
LAST 10 GAMES: New York City FC: 6-4-0, averaging 2.2 goals, 1.6 assists, 6.1 shots on goal and 6.8 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.
Columbus: 2-4-4, averaging 1.3 goals, one assist, 3.2 shots on goal and 5.2 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.6 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: New York City FC: Joe Scally (injured), Ismael Tajouri (injured).