Villa proud of his team
David Villa said that he is proud of how his teammates responded in the match against LAFC. The New York City FC found themselves twice trailing in this match and managed at each time to get back into the game to finally earn an important draw.
The former Spanish international said that it was a good game between two talented teams. He said that there was plenty of aggressiveness and determination in the game and this showed that both teams are really good. He said that they had to be at the top of their game in order to salvage a draw and that he is really happy that they could manage to get a result.
David Villa said that it has been a difficult week for the New York City FC and that it is important that they could get a result like this to boost their morale. The striker wss hoping a win would push him back into contention for Spains World Cup squad, with fans buying tickets through this link saying that they hoped to see him included.
Villa said that the New York City FC head coach Patrick Viera has also been instrumental in the game as he had made some important changes at the right moment. He said that the substitute players play their part and helped the team secure an important draw.
David Villa said that it was important for the team to respond well after their defeat against New York Red Bulls and that it is a good thing that they have managed to get a draw. He said that another defeat would have affected the confidence of the players and that they may have entered a kind of crisis.
He said that there is a good group of players at the New York City FC and that it is important that they remain focused on their objectives. He said that there will be some hard games again and that they need to remain focused.