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Villa scores twice, New York City beats Seattle 2-1


AP

1:40 a.m. ET June 18, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — David Villa didn’t let the rain bother him Saturday, scoring twice in leading New York City FC to 2-1 win over defending MLS champion Seattle.

The Spanish striker scored his 50th and 51st MLS career goals in the second half as New York rallied for a win to move into third place in the Eastern Conference.

Seattle led at half time after Cristian Roldan’s 40th-minute goal.

But Villa tied it with a penalty kick in the 52nd. And 25 minutes later, he volleyed home Jack Harrison’s cross.

At Toronto, Jozy Altidore and Jordan Hamilton scored second-half goals as league-leading Toronto FC beat D.C. United 2-0 to stretch its home unbeaten streak to nine games.

Sebastian Giovinco assisted on both goals.

The game marked captain Michael Bradley’s 100th in all competitions for Toronto. It also was the first opportunity for coach Greg Vanney to field all three…

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