Toronto FC goalkeeper Luka Gavran dives for the ball in...

Toronto FC goalkeeper Luka Gavran dives for the ball in the first half of an MLS soccer match against New York City FC, Saturday, March 16, 2024, in New York. Credit: AP/Frank Franklin II

NEW YORK — Santiago Rodríguez scored for the second consecutive game, Kevin O'Toole added his first career MLS goal and New York City beat Toronto 2-1 Saturday night for its first points of the season.

O'Toole ran onto a perfectly-placed entry from Julián Fernández in the center of the area scored on a header to cap the scoring in the 65th minute.

NYCFC (1-3-0) has won three straight against Toronto by a combined score of 10-1.

Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty opened the scoring in the seventh minute with his first MLS goal. The 19-year-old, in his fifth MLS season, Alonso Coello lofted a ball from well-beyond midfield to the edge of the penalty box where Marshall-Rutty won the ball from two defenders and then slipped it inside the near post to give Toronto (2-1-1) a 1-0 lead.

Rodríguez, who had scored NYCFC's only goal of the season coming into the game, scored on a set piece to make it 1-1 in the 24th.

Keaton Parks was shown a yellow card in the 68th minute, his second in about 5 minutes, and New York City played a man down the rest of the way.

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