Vieira flipped the script by starting Sweat in the season opener. So, who will get the lion’s share of playing time at left back this season?
Can NYCFC start the year off with three points?
Short Answer: They can’t. But there are alternatives NYCFC can utilize.
What did whoscored.com had to say about our Boys in Blue on a cold day in the Bronx?
The Blues gave DCU the cold shoulder on Sunday. Let’s see how our boys fared on whoscored.com!
A new weekly series commenting on whoscored.com’s analytics
Vieira has not ruled out starting Johansen in the playoffs
In the last game of the season Vieira opened up a new option in his arsenal with a 5 man backline. Could this lineup be the key to playoff success?
With Lampard sidelined for the next month, it’ll be up to #McNamaradona to pick up the offensive slack.
The club’s first ever SuperDraft selection is not what many hoped he might be. But maybe he’s something else altogether.
One midfield. Three men. Over a century of combined age. It shouldn't work in a tough, athletic league like MLS. But it's working.
Jimmy McGill isn't a typical lawyer, and Patrick Vieira isn't a typical manager. No wonder that the man who became Saul Goodman is a big fan of the 3-2-2-3 formation, a.k.a. the "WM."
Is Yankee Stadium going to be a hindrance to NYCFC in 2016?
Is Bravo a defensive midfielder or a center back? The answer could be both, and it could be the key to Vieira's tactical plans for the upcoming season.
How can NYCFC maximize its roster this upcoming season?
New manager, Patrick Vieira, will be tasked with getting his most talented lineup on the field, a task that may have ultimately led to Jason Kreis's firing.