NYCFC’s Andrea Pirlo almost scored olimpico, Chelsea hero Frank Lampard chalked up an assist (Videos)

New York City FC claimed a 3-2 home win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night in the, and the hosts three star players all took centre-stage in the win.

Italian maestro Andrea Pirlo almost found the target straight from a corner.

Pirlo whipped a delivery into the mixer, and his cross rebounded off the bar to safety.

Elsewhere, Pirlo pulled off a brilliant nutmeg in the match, while teammates Frank Lampard and David Villa delivered in the match too.

Former West Ham, Chelsea and Man City midfielder Lampard provided a terrific right wing cross for New York’s second goal of the game.

Former Barcelona hitman Villa then headed home a third in the match.