• This will be the fifth-ever regular season meeting between the two sides, and only the second played in Yankee Stadium. NYCFC have yet to beat the Crew in MLS action (2L-2D) and have conceded 10 goals in their four games against the Crew.
  • NYCFC’s 1-3 loss to D.C. United snapped a two-game winning streak. The team is unbeaten in seven consecutive home games (6W-1D). They have only kept one clean sheet in their last five MLS home games.
  • Columbus only has two wins in 16 road games in MLS 2016. They have only kept three clean sheets along this run as well. They have conceded three goals six times on their travels in that run.
  • David Villa has five goals in his last three games following a run of one goal in four games. His 13.8% conversion rate (including blocks) is 9th amongst the 10 campaigns in which a player has scored 20+ goals in a single MLS season in the Opta-MLS era.
  • Michael Parkhurst’s assist to Harrison Afful in the 83rd minute in was his first in 23 league appearances.