It’s a challenge that plenty of MLS clubs have faced. The old San Jose Clash took great advantage of the similarly small dimensions at Spartan Stadium, while Caleb Porter had the field at Providence Park widened in the 2013 offseason to better accommodate his own preferred possession style.
Vieira’s team is good enough to make the playoffs this year. But they’re going to need to start consistently winning at home. How they do that, with their roster and their preferred way of playing, is hard to figure.
As of right now, Yankee Stadium is killing NYCFC.