NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored within the 36th minute, Sean Johnson were given his 7th shutout of the season and New York Town FC beat the Columbus Workforce 1-Zero on Wednesday evening.

New York (12-Five-Eight) received for the 5th time in seven video games to transport inside some extent of Japanese Convention leaders Philadelphia and Atlanta. Columbus (7-15-6) misplaced for the primary time in seven video games.

Castellanos scored his 10th function of the season by means of getting previous the protection for Maximiliano Moralez’s lofted cross and sending it within the a long way submit. Castellanos has scored 5 targets up to now 4 video games.

NYCFC ahead Alexandru Mitrita took benefit of a defensive mistake at midfield within the 86th minute, and dribbled down the left facet on a breakaway however his shot was once denied by means of Columbus goalkeeper Eloy Room. Keaton Parks additionally had a past due try blocked by means of Room.

It was once NYCFC’s first blank sheet since July three towards Seattle.

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