Fresh off of their Derby Win on Sunday, The Blues are back at home facing Montreal Impact for their second of three matches at home this week.
Today’s match sees Domenec Torrent starting Tommy McNamara, who spent Sunday on the bench, alongside Jesus Medina and Rodney Wallace on the wings.
Captain Alex Ring is in the engine room with Ofori and the Derby’s lone goal scorer Maxi Moralez completing the midfield.
Sebastien Ibeagha also breaks into the starting XI today in the defense. He is accompanied by Alex Callens, Ben Sweat, and June Etihad Player of the Month, Anton Tinnerholm. Sean Johnson remains a stalwart in goal for the Blues.
On the bench are Jonathan Lewis, Chanot, Abdul-Salaam, Awuah, Sands, Stuver and Ronald Matarrita.
David Villa, Yangel Herrera, and Isi Tajouri-Shradi are all out of action today with injury.
NYCFC XI: Johnson, Sweat, Tinnerholm, Ibeagha, Callens, Ring, Ofori, Wallace, Moralez, Medina, McNamara
Subs: Stuver, Lewis, Chanot, Abdul-Salaam, Awuah, Sands, Matarrita