SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Alexander Callens scored in the 29th minute and Sean Johnson held on to lead New York City FC to a 1-0 win over Minnesota United on Saturday.
Santiago Rodríguez collected an assist on Callens’ goal for NYCFC (8-3-2).
Johnson deflected all five shots he faced to score a clean sheet.
NYCFC had a 14-12 advantage in shooting.
Dayne St. Clair made four saves for Minnesota United (5-6-3).
NYCFC took first place in the Eastern Conference, one point ahead of Philadelphia after the Union settled for a 1-1 draw with New England.
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