New York City FC has provided us with a great behind-the-scenes look at the pregame preparations ahead of their 3-1 round of 16 victory over Toronto FC from inside the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando at the MLS is Back Tournament.
After an intro featuring Valentin Castellanos acting as the team barber for Maxi Moralez, NYCFC's content team dove in to an exclusive look at how head of performance analysis Daniel Fradley scouts opponents and give a glimpse at what it's like at the coach's meetings leading up to gameday. Fradley gives some fascinating insight as to how he employs the use of data and analytics to best attack an opponent.
The footage extends all the way to the match against Toronto and what it looks like from the sidelines as Fradley performs his analysis while the game is going. Watch the full video below, with the segment featuring Fradley starting at 3:07.