It has been a rough year of football for Frank Lampard to say the least. The Chelsea legend-turned-MLS-star has endured criticism from just about every fan and pundit alike for his struggles on the pitch for NYC FC in the 2016 season. But the midfield legend showed he still has some of that legendary skill left by scoring his first goal of the season for the club – in his first start for the team this year.
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A shot by Tommy McNamara was blocked by a Philadelphia Union player in the box, but the deflection went right to Lampard – who put it away in the bottom right corner to give NYC FC the lead.
NYC FC manager Patrick Vieira gave Lampard his first start of the season during the game against the Eastern Conference-leading Union, and Lampard rewarded his former international rival with a superb goal.
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