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Achara scores in MLS debut, Toronto beats NYCFC 1-0

TORONTO (AP) Nigerian rookie Ifunanyachi Achara scored in the 81st minute in his MLS debut to give Toronto FC a 1-0 victory over New York City FC on Saturday.

Alejandro Pozuelo swept the ball wide to Richie Laryea, whose cross deflected off defender Ronald Mataritta to the far corner of the goal for Achara to head it in.

Coach Greg Vanney reached 100th victories for Toronto FC in all competitions. (MORE)

New York City FC Leaders
G: None 
Ast: None 
PKG: None 
YC: A. Ring1
RC: M. Chanot1
GAA: S. Johnson1.00
CS: None 
New York City FC Team Stats (Rank)
Goals: 0 (26)
Goals Allowed: 2 (20)
Penalty Kick Goals: 0 (21)
Shots: 18 (24)
Shots on Goal: 6 (22)
Yellow Cards: 4 (17)
Red Cards: 1 (26)
3/1CLB-NYCL 0-1
3/7TOR-NYCL 0-1
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