NYCFC passed two very different tests to begin a grueling week.
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NYCFC claimed their 11th league win of the season after cruising by Montreal 3-0 at home.
After the usual Fourth of July fireworks were delivered on the field to start Week 19 of the Major League Soccer schedule, the focus turns to 10 Saturday matches and a rivalry clash on Sunday night.
Torrent, who was Pep Guardiola’s top assistant for a decade, takes over at NYCFC for Patrick Vieira, who left for Nice on Monday.
Friday’s MLS action saw intriguing fixtures all across the board. Toronto FC suffered a home defeat to FC Dallas, while the Houston Dynamo triumphed over NYCFC.
Manchester City keeper Joe Hart has been linked with a move to NYCFC but plenty of obstacles stand in the way.
Patrick Vieira is close to leaving NYCFC for Nice back in his native France.