New York Red Bulls 1, Philadelphia Union 2
Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16
Saturday, June 16, 2018 – 7 p.m. ET
Talen Energy Stadium | Chester, Pa.
PHI – Haris Medunjanin (Alejandro Bedoya) 52’
PHI – Cory Burke (Alejandro Bedoya) 61’
NY – Bradley Wright-Phillips 1 (Kaku) 77’
New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles ©; Aurelien Collin, Hassan Ndam (Florian Valot, 73’), Tim Parker, Kaku, Connor Lade, Kemar Lawrence, Tyler Adams, Derrick Etienne, Jr. (Daniel Royer, 61’), Marc Rzatkowski, Carlos Rivas (Bradley Wright-Phillips, 60’)
TOTAL SHOTS: 18; SHOTS ON GOAL: 6; FOULS: 12; OFFSIDE: 3; CORNER KICKS: 7; SAVES: 5
Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Auston Trusty, Keegan Rosenberry, Mark McKenzie, Raymon Gaddis, Alejandro Bedoya ©, Borek Dockal (Warren Creavalle, 83’), Fafa Picault, Haris Medunjanin, Ilsinho, Cory Burke (David Accam, 90’)
TOTAL SHOTS: 17; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 11; OFFSIDE: 0; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 5
- Despite a late Bradley Wright-Phillips tally, the New York Red Bulls fell short to the Philadelphia Union, 2-1 on Saturday night in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 at Talen Energy Stadium.
- Philadelphia’s Alejandro Bedoya assisted to both Union’s goal in a nine-minute span to build a 2-0 lead in the 61st minute.
- Wright-Phillips looked to rally the Red Bulls back as he came off the bench in the 60th minute and scored in the 77th.
- Wright-Phillips tallied his fifth career Open Cup goal and raised his all competitions total to 114.
- BWP scored just his third career goal as a substitute and first since 2013.
- Coming back from international duty with the Paraguay National team, Kaku recorded his first career Open Cup assist.
- Kaku has tallied a point in three different major competitions since joining New York.
- Captain Luis Robles tallied five saves in his first Open Cup match since June 15, 2016.
- The Red Bulls completed their fifth game in 15 days. New York sent out their fifth different starting XI and recorded 2-2-1 mark during that span.
- New York welcomes FC Dallas to Red Bull Arena on Saturday, June 23. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. ET with coverage on UniMas and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish on TuneIn.