Andrew Jacobson and Andrea Pirlo vs. Columbus Crew SC

New York City FC vs. Columbus Crew SC: Spotlight on Andrew Jacobson

New York City FC midfielder Andrew Jacobson found the back of the net for the first time in more than two years in the 2-1 loss to Columbus Crew SC on August 29 at Yankee Stadium. The 29-year-old unleashed a rocket from 25 yards out that knotted the game at 1-1 in the 29th minute.

The strike was nominated for Major League Soccer Goal of the Week (Week 26).

It was Jacobson's first goal since June 22, 2013 and his sixth in MLS.

Here is a recap of the defensive midfielder's afternoon in video, statistics and more.


By the Numbers

  • Scored his first goal for New York City FC
  • Scored his first goal since June 22, 2013
  • Has been a constant in Club's Starting XI with 26 appearances (all starts)