New York Red Bulls 2, Club Deportivo Olimpia 0
Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Round of 16 (Leg Two)
Thursday, March 1, 2018 – 8 p.m. ET
Red Bull Arena | Harrison, N.J.
NY – Bradley Wright-Phillips (unassisted) 54’
NY – Sean Davis (Tyler Adams) 64’
OLI – Rony Martinez (caution, unsporting behavior) 24’
NY – Daniel Royer (caution, unsporting behavior) 59’
OLI – Nicolas del Grecco (caution, unsporting behavior) 77’
New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles ©; Michael Amir Murillo, Aurelien Collin, Aaron Long, Kemar Lawrence, Marc Rzatkowski, Daniel Royer (Derrick Etienne, Jr., 70’), Tyler Adams, Sean Davis, Alex Muyl (Alejandro Romero Gamarra, 66’), Bradley Wright-Phillips (Carlos Rivas, 81’)
TOTAL SHOTS: 15; SHOTS ON GOAL: 6; FOULS: 22; OFFSIDE: 1; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 4
CD Olimpia: Donis Escobar; Johnny Palacios, Nicolas del Grecco, Kevin Alvarez, Luis Ovalle, Carlos Mejia (Carlos Costly, HT), German Mejia ©, Gerson Rodas (Jose Reyes, HT), Michaell Chirinos, Diego Reyes (Jose Pinto, 73’), Rony Martinez
TOTAL SHOTS: 9; SHOTS ON GOAL: 4; FOULS: 14; OFFSIDE: 4; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 4
Referee: Ricardo Montero
Assistant Referees: Juan Carlos Mora, Carlos Fernandez
4th Official: Hugo Cruz
- Two second-half goals propelled the New York Red Bulls past Club Deportivo Olimpia, 2-0, on Thursday night at Red Bull Arena in the second leg of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Round of 16.
- Following the win, New York advanced to the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals for the second time in club history.
- With a scoreless draw heading into the second half, Bradley Wright-Phillips wasted no time giving the hosts a 1-0 lead in the 54th minute. Wright-Phillips dribbled through one defender and ripped a shot from outside the 18-yard box past the goalkeeper to the near post.
- Minutes later, Tyler Adams fed teammate Sean Davis atop the 18-yard box. Davis took two dribbles to his left and sent a curling shot across his body to double lead in the 64th minute.
- Wright-Phillips tallied his 101st career goal as a Red Bull across all competitions. It was his second career CONCACAF Champions League goal.
- BWP has tallied a point in his last three matches, dating back to last season. Of those three matches, he has tallied two goals.
- Sean Davis scored his first career CONCACAF Champions League and sixth career goal across all competitions.
- Tyler Adams not only recorded his first career CONCACAF Champions League assist, but became the second active Red Bull to tally an assist in four different competitions. Adams joined Wright-Phillips as the only two current Red Bulls to record an assist in MLS regular-season, MLS playoffs, U.S. Open Cup and CONCACAF Champions League.
- Luis Robles tallied a game-best four saves to record his fourth career CONCACAF Champions League shutout.
- Marc Rzatkowski made his first start as a Red Bull after making his first appearance just one week ago.
- New York’s Young Designated Player Alejandro Romero Gamarra made his first career appearance as a Red Bull.
- New York extended its unbeaten streak across all competitions to three matches, dating back to the end of last season.
- The Red Bulls will face Tijuana in a two-leg series with dates and times to be announced at a later date.