04/21 18:12 CDT Mitrita, Hber help NYCFC snap skid, beat DC United 2-0
Mitrita, Hber help NYCFC snap skid, beat DC United 2-0
WASHINGTON (AP) --- Hber Araujo dos Santos scored and assisted on a goal by
Alexandru Mitrita and New York City FC beat D.C. United 2-0 on Sunday for its
first victory of the season.
NYCFC (1-1-5) snapped an eight-game winless streak, dating to the 2018 MLS
Hber tapped it to Mitrita, who rolled it between two defenders and past a
diving goalkeeper Bill Hamid from the center of the area to make it 1-0 in the
Ronald Matarrita first-timed an arcing pass to at the corner of the 6-yard box,
where he half-volleyed a left-footer just inside the near post to cap the
scoring in the 56th. It was Hber's first MLS goal in his third career
appearance and his first start.
D.C. United (4-2-2) was outshot 18-10.
Sean Johnson had three saves in his third shutout of the season for NYCFC.