Shipp leads Seattle to easy home win vs. NYCFC
Occasionally it’s as easy as this: Seattle and New York City FC both played midweek before meeting Sunday in Washington.
But Seattle played in San Jose, a two-hour flight from home, while NYCFC played one day later and was in Orlando.
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The less rest and long trek were evident in the legs of the visitors, who did -- for what it’s worth -- wind up out-shooting the hosts 19-14.
Harry Shipp had a goal and an assist, and Gustav Svensson and Cristian Roldan also scored as Seattle Sounders rolled New York City FC 3-1 at CenturyLink Field.
Jesus Medina scored NYCFC’s lone goal.
Seattle is now five points back of sixth place in the West, while NYCFC fails to keep pace with East No. 1 seed Atlanta United.