David Villa left for one day his striker rol to be the assistant of the match. The Spanish was again a key piece for the citizens this time handing out goal passes against San Jose Earthquakes.
The first key momment arrived at 10 minutes, when Vieira's team was losing 0-1. El Guaje received on the edge of the area and with a subtle heel left the ball for Harrison, who crossed for the tie.
The other decisive appearance of number 7 arrived in the minute 67. A great performance of the New York City attack with a new heel of Villa finished with the final 2-1 by Thomas McNamara.