NYCFC prepares for season opener after active off-season

Posted: 3:32 PM, Mar 07, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-07 15:32:59-05

Major League Soccer officially kicks off this weekend and New York City Football Club is looking to bounce back after an underwhelming first year.
The team got quite the face lift in the off season adding a new head coach and several other key players.
The boys in blue head to Chicago for a Sunday match-up against the fire.
NYCFC is optimistic and anxious to get show the league and its fans its progress.

"I think before thinking about winning the games, what is important for us is to try to play well, to do what we've been working on for the past few weeks," Patrick Veira, head coach, said.

"We're feeling pretty confident, we obviously put a lot of work in and we're looking to showcase it in Chicago, but yeah I think we're pretty hungry," Josh Saunders, goalie, said.

NYCFC plays its first home game at Yankee Stadium, March 13.
The New York Red Bulls also play this Sunday, at home in Harrison, New Jersey.


NYCFC defeats Chicago Fire, 4-3.

NY Red Bulls lose to Toronto FC, 0-2.