NEW YORK (AP) — Héber scored twice, Maximiliano Moralez had a goal and three assists and New York FC beat FC Cincinnati 5-2 on Thursday night.
New York (5-1-8) extended its club-record unbeaten streak to 10 matches with a fifth victory during the stretch. Cincinnati (3-11-2) has lost four straight games, by a combined score of 15-4, and nine of its past 10.
NYCFC’s first two goals were easy redirections as Alexandru Mitrita knocked in Moralez’s cross in the 11th minute and Héber touched home Anton Tinnerholm’s pass six minutes later for a 2-0 lead. Ismael Tajouri-Shradi made it 3-0 in the 29th by sending an open shot inside the near post.
Cincinnati got within 3-1 in the 37th when Héber headed in an own goal on a free kick from the edge of the…