David Villa, 36, was the hero on Saturday as he helped end New York City's two-match winless streak.
Even without Sebastian Giovinco, Toronto managed to overcome Orlando City in MLS.
Orlando City have never qualified for the MLS play-offs but Yoshimar Yotun believes the Lions are poised to end their drought.
Atlanta United made it eight wins from 11 games in MLS thanks to a victory over Orlando City.
Toronto and LA Galaxy were beaten again as their struggles in MLS went on.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has become the latest global superstar to join an MLS franchise.