- Associated Press - Friday, May 15, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - David Villa set up goals at the end of each half and New York City FC tied the Chicago Fire 2-2 on Friday night at Yankee Stadium to snap a four-game losing streak and extend its winless run to nine games.

With New York City (1-6-4) down 2-0, Villa fired a shot from the top of the box in first-half extra time. Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson made a diving save, but Mehdi Ballouchy drove home a long rebound.

In the first minute of extra time at the end of the match, Villa threaded a pass to an open Khiry Shelton, who fired a right-footed shot past a diving Johnson to tie it.

Chicago (3-5-1) scored in the 14th minute on Razvan Cocis’ header and Jeff Larentowicz converted the penalty kick in the 27th minute to make it 2-0. The Fire have lost three straight.

RED BULLS 0, FC DALLAS 0, TIE

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Felipe Martins’ goal-line block on Michael Barrios’ shot in the 72nd minute of play helped New York play FC Dallas to the scoreless draw.

Barrios, who came on in relief of reigning MLS rookie of the year Tesho Akindele in the 59th minute, found open space to the left of Luis Robles and bent a shot that cleanly beat the New York keeper, but the Brazilian midfielder, positioned on the goal line, made the save.

Bradley Wright-Phillips took a cross from Chris Duvall in the middle of the box in extra time, but his header was smothered by Dallas keeper Dan Kennedy.

The draw snapped FC Dallas’ four-game win streak. The Red Bulls (4-1-5) have three wins and a draw in five visits to Frisco and continue their dominance in the series. New York is 5-1-3 in its past nine games with Dallas (6-2-3).


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