New York City FC vs. Toronto FC: Facts & Figures

David Villa dribbling at Toronto FC

New York City FC and Toronto FC boast two of the league's most potent goal-scoring threats in David Villa and Sebastian Giovinco.

Both key playmakers rank in the top-5 in goals, shots on target and shots. Villa has eight goals and three assists, while Giovinco has eight goals and seven assists.

Kei Kamara
Columbus Crew
Orlando City SC
Chris Wondolowski
San Jose
Sebastian Giovinco
Toronto FC
David Villa
New York City FC

Villa averages one goal every 153.63 minutes and Giovinco has scored once every 177.38 minutes. 

The duo are also at the top of the pack when it comes to shot creation (total shots + chances created). Giovinco leads with 101 and Villa is third at 74.

Gold Cup Duty

The following players are representing their respective countries in the 2015 Gold Cup and are unavailable for today's match.

New York City FC -- Mix Diskerud (United States)

Toronto FC -- Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley (United States), Ashtone Morgan, Jonathan Osorio and Quillan Roberts (Canada).

Key Numbers

  • New York City FC are 2-4-3 at home, while Toronto FC are 4-5-1 on the road this season.
  • New York City FC are the only team in MLS to not concede a goal in the last 15 minutes of the first half.
  • Toronto FC have conceded a league-leading six goals in the first 15 minutes of matches.
  • Josh Saunders is second in MLS with 64 saves this season. He's faced a league-leading 89 shots.
  • New York City FC rank fourth in MLS with 52.2% possession per match, while Toronto FC's 47.7% is fifth lowest in MLS.
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