New York Red Bulls 2, New England Revolution 0
MLS Regular Season Match 19
Saturday, July 21, 2018 – 7 p.m. ET
Red Bull Arena | Harrison, N.J.
NY – Daniel Royer 5 (Rzatkowski) 69’
NY – Bradley Wright-Phillips 13 (Kaku) 80’
NY – Aaron Long (caution, unsporting behavior) 30’
NY – Kaku (caution, unsporting behavior) 41’
NE – Antonio Mlinar Delamea (caution, unsporting behavior) 58’
NE – Luis Caicedo (caution, unsporting behavior) 59’
New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles ©; Michael Amir Murillo, Tim Parker, Aaron Long (Aurelien Collin, 65’), Kemar Lawrence, Sean Davis, Tyler Adams, Kaku (Derrick Etienne, Jr., 83’), Marc Rzatkowski, Daniel Royer (Alex Muyl, 77’), Bradley Wright-Phillips
TOTAL SHOTS: 9; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3; FOULS: 16; OFFSIDE: 1; CORNER KICKS: 8; SAVES: 1
New England Revolution: Matt Turner; Antonio Mlinar Delamea, Jalil Anibaba, Wilfried Zahibo (Krisztian Nemeth, 79’), Andrew Farrell, Claude Dielna (Brandon Bye, 85’), Diego Fagundez, Luis Caicedo, Cristian Penilla, Juan Agudelo, Teal Bunburry (Kelyn Rowe, 70’)
TOTAL SHOTS: 10; SHOTS ON GOAL: 1; FOULS: 14; OFFSIDE: 4; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 1
Referee: Ismail Elfath
Assistant Referees: Jeffrey Greeson, Adam Garner
4th Official: Rosendo Mendoza
VAR: Jorge Gonzalez
- A late Daniel Royer goal helped the New York Red Bulls (12-5-2, 38 pts) defeat the New England Revolution (7-7-7, 28 pts), 2-0, on Saturday night at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls have won back-to-back matches and five of their last six.
- New York has captured 25 of the possible 30 points at Red Bull Arena and have outscored their opponents, 25-6.
- Marc Rzatkowski, who earned his start after a two-goal performance the match before, set up Royer on a set piece to give the Red Bulls the 1-0 lead in the second half.
- With time winding down, Kaku lofted a pass, from outside the box, to Bradley Wright-Phillips, who headed end the insurance goal to the near post in the 80th minute.
- Wright-Phillips is now one goal shy of 100 league goals as he tallied his 99th career MLS goal. He also raised his career all competitions goals to 117.
- BWP has tallied a goal in back-to-back league matches and five goals in the seven matches across all competitions.
- Royer recorded his fifth goal of the season and first game-winning tally of 2018. The Austrian winger has tallied six career league game-winners and is one shy of breaking the franchise’s top-ten in game-winning goals.
- Kaku remained atop the league in assists as he raised his season total to 12.
- Rzatkowski raised his season assist total to four and has tallied a point in back-to-back games.
- Luis Robles needed just one save to record his 55th career clean sheet.
- Robles recorded his sixth shutout in 2018 and moved into a tie for fifth place.
- New York remained unbeaten against New England at Red Bull Arena as the streak stretched to ten matches (9-0-1).
- The Red Bulls are now 48-39-22 all-time in the month of July. New York has scored 179 goals while allowing 163 during the seventh month of the year.
- New York hits the road for just their second mid-week matchup on Wednesday, July 25 as they face Atlantic Cup rival D.C. United at Audi Field. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. with coverage on MSG, MSG Go and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish on TuneIn.