FGCU Soccer Complex have visited NYCFC who has started their preseason tour with 1-0 victory over Florida Gulf Coast, The 3,042 football fans came to watch one of the best players in the world Andrea Pirtlo, David Villa, Franck Lampard and Patrick Vieira.
With R.J. Allen assist to the Patrick Mullins hase produced the goal that helped team to finish season with a tittle.
Eagles head coach Bob Butehorn after the game revealed his excitement to be a part of the history.
“It was one of the best moments in program history playing in front of 3,000 fans, playing with the likes of Pirlo, Lampard and Villa and with Patrick Vieira on the sideline; it doesn’t get much better than that.”
NYCFC new manager Patrick Viera has tested 4-3-3 formation but it’s hard to see the result of the tactic when there is a such a big difference between the club level.
New York City’s next scheduled friendly is February 12th versus USL side OKC Energy in Bradenton, Florida.