The two-time Spaniard David Villa were once again decisive in their home victory against New York City 3-0 at Orlando City by Brazilian Kaka in the final game of the 12th Professional League Football (MLS), which also served to place third in the list of top scorers.
Villa added a double when they opened the scoring in the 14th minute of the first half after transforming a penalty that was punished the defense of Orlando City.
The Costa Rican striker Rodney Wallace was in charge of putting the 0-2 in the marker when it was fulfilled the minute 35 and Villa sentenced with the 0-3 to the 82.
Villa shares third place in the scorer ranking with United’s CJ Sapong of the Union of Philadelphia, while Chicago’s Nemanja Nikolic of the Chicago Fire, who also doubled Saturday, is the leader with 10 and Mexican forward Dynamo of Houston, Erick “Cubo” Torres, ranks second with nine.
The victory also allowed New York City to move up to third place in the Eastern Conference standings.
Toronto FC remain a leading leader with 26 points after a 1-1 draw at home to the Red Bulls in New York on Friday.
Sunday’s game also left the New England Revolution triumphing 2-1 at the Columbus Crew thanks to goals by Uruguayan Diego Fagundez.
While the Los Angeles Galaxy beat home by 1-2 to the new Minnesota United franchise.
The goals of the Angelino team, which begins to recover from the bad start of the season, were the work of Mexican Giovani dos Santos and the Hispanic Christian Ramirez, which marked the victory of the Galaxy in own goal.
Ramirez had also been the author of Minnesota United’s honor goal and had allowed his team to get a provisional 1-1 draw.
Within the Western Conference, Sporting Kanss City with 22 points remains the leader, but now alone after the defeats suffered by the Texans FC Dynamo and the Dynamo.