New York Red Bulls 1, Seattle Sounders FC 3
Sunday, March 19 2017 - 7 p.m. ET
CenturyLink Field – Seattle, Wash.
Box Score: http://matchcenter.mlssoccer.com/matchcenter/2017-03-19-seattle-sounders-fc-vs-new-york-red-bulls/boxscore
SEA – Clint Dempsey 2 (PK) 28’
NY – Bradley Wright-Phillips 1 (Sal Zizzo) 57’
SEA – Jordan Morris 1 ( Nicolas Lodeiro, Joevin Jones) 66’
SEA – Harry Shipp 1 (Joevin Jones) 79’
NY - Felipe (caution, foul) 25'
NY – Luis Robles (caution, foul) 27’
NY – Fredrik Gulbrandsen (caution, simulation) 30’
NY – Bradley Wright-Phillips (caution, foul) 62’
SEA – Clint Dempsey (caution, foul) 78’
SEA – Alvaro Fernandez (caution, unsporting behavior) 90’+2’
New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles; Justin Bilyeu, Aaron Long, Damien Perrinelle, Sal Zizzo, Sean Davis (Derrick Etienne, Jr., 74’), Felipe, Danny Royer (Alex Muyl, 81’) Sacha Kljestan ©, Fredrik Gulbrandsen (Mike Grella, 57’), Bradley Wright-Phillips
TOTAL SHOTS: 10; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 16; OFFSIDE: 0; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 2
Seattle Sounders FC: Stefan Frei; Oniel Fisher (Alvaro Fernandez, 65’), Gustav Svensson, Chad Marshall, Joevin Jones, Osvaldo Alonso ©, Cristian Roldan, Nicolas Lodeiro, Clint Dempsey (Henry Wingo, 90+1’), Harry Shipp, Jordan Morris (Will Bruin, 81’)
TOTAL SHOTS: 13; SHOTS ON GOAL: 5; FOULS: 13; OFFSIDE: 4; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 1
Referee: Baldomero Toledo
Referee's Assistants: Frank Anderson, Gianni Facchini
4th Official: Dave Gantar
- The New York Red Bulls fell to Seattle Sounders FC, 3-1 in Sunday afternoon at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The loss is New York’s first of the 2017 MLS regular season.
- The setback snapped a franchise-record 18-game unbeaten streak in league play. The streak began on July 3, 2016 with a win over rival New York City FC.
- Bradley Wright-Phillips got New York’s goal, the 70th of his MLS career. Wright-Phillips headed home a cross from Sal Zizzo in the 57th minute to tie the game at one.
- Fredrik Gulbrandsen made his first MLS start just over a week after joining the team. Gulbrandsen was in the starting XI after making his MLS debut last week as a late sub. The forward is with New York on loan from FC Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga.
- Sacha Kljestan departed for San Jose directly after the game to join up with the U.S. Men’s National Team. Kljestan will be with the U.S. for a pair of World Cup Qualifiers on March 24 and 28.
- New York is 13-14-8 all-time in the month of March. New York has scored 45 goals in March and allowed 51.
- New York is 4-5-3 all-time against Seattle, and 1-4-1 at CenturyLink.
- The Red Bulls return home to host Real Salt Lake next Saturday, March 25 for a 4 p.m. kick, with coverage on UniMas and Red Bulls Radio.