Montreal — New York City's big-name signings David Villa and
Frank Lampard both scored in a 3-1 win at Montreal on Sunday that maintained the
club's outright lead in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference.
NYCFC extended its lead to three points over Philadelphia
which scored two quick-fire goals to draw at home against New York Red Bulls.
Villa and Jack Harrison scored in the first half and Lampard
added a late goal for his fifth in six games as NYCFC made it five wins from
Harry Shipp scored for Montreal.
Also read: Lampard on target as City march on
Philadelphia's Chris Pontius and C.J. Sapong scored goals
about a minute apart to help the Union rally for a 2-2 home draw against the
Pontius poked a cross from Fabian Herbers into a wide-open
net to equalize in the 68th minute.
Sacha Kljestan scored twice for the Red Bulls.
In the day's other game, Diego Valeri scored twice in his
return from an ankle injury to help Portland beat regional rival Seattle 3-1
and extend the Timbers' unbeaten streak to nine games.
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