ORLANDO, FL – MARCH 08: Captains David Villa #7 of New York City FC and Kaka #10 of Orlando City SC walk out for introductions prior to an MLS soccer match between the New York City FC and the Orlando City SC at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on March 8, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. This was the first game for both teams and the final score was 1-1. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

VIDEO: David Villa’s first MLS goal, first NYCFC goal at Yankee Stadium

David Villa had a couple chances to take the lead for NYCFC but New England Revolution’s Bobby Shuttleworth kept denying him. Then in the 20th minute, he finally got through the defense and through Shuttleworth to score his first MLS goal and the first NYCFC goal at Yankee Stadium.

After the goal was scored, New England came back and have attacked, getting a few great chances resulting in Josh Saunders having to make a brilliant point blank save in order to protect the lead. It’s 1-0 NYCFC at the half.

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