NYCFC, which won the 2018 Development Academy U-18/19 national championship, reached Friday's semifinals of the Gordon Jago Super Group at the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup, which is celebrating its 40th
In the final day of group play, NYCFC lost to Mexico's Tigres, 2-0, but advanced as the top second-place team. It had beaten Liverpool, 1-0, on Homegrown signing Justin
's goal and crushed Ikapa United from South Africa, 8-0.
The win moved it into the final four against Spain's Villarreal. City rivals Monterrey and Tigres meet in the other Super
The other three MLS academy teams finished with a combined record of one win, six losses and two ties.
Sunday's opening tripleheader at the Cotton Bowl drew
a crowd of 20,940, a tournament record.