David Villa scored in the sixth minute and New York City FC stretched its undefeated streak to four games, beating the Los Angeles Galaxy, 1-0, in their first trip to Yankee Stadium on Saturday.
The Galaxy (9-4-11 had their nine-game unbeaten streak snapped. Eastern Conference leader New York City (11-7-8)), which was routed 5-1 by the Galaxy last season, has not been beaten since a 4-1 road loss against the New York Red Bulls on July 24.
Galaxy goalkeeper Clement Diop blocked Ronald Matarrita's low shot, yet Villa was right in front of the goal to tap in the deflection for his MLS-leading 16th goal of the season.
Diop kept it close, sliding to...