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NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored within the 36th minute, Sean Johnson received his seventh shutout of the season and New York Metropolis FC beat the Columbus Crew 1-Zero on Wednesday evening.

New York (12-5-Eight) received for the fifth time in seven video games to maneuver 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 purpose of the season by getting previous the protection for Maximiliano Moralez’s lofted move and sending it contained in the far 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 aspect on a breakaway however his shot was denied by Columbus goalkeeper Eloy Room. Keaton Parks additionally had a late try blocked by Room.

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

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