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Red Bulls beat MLS-leading FC Dallas 4-0

Red Bulls beat MLS-leading FC Dallas 4-0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Lloyd Sam scored on a set play in the 37th minute & the New York Red Bulls added three goals in the second half to beat MLS-leading FC Dallas 4-0 on Friday night.

The Red Bulls (3-6-0) scored on a coordinated play off Sacha Kljestan's free kick. Kljestan floated it over the defense, where Sal Zizzo was wide open to head it back across the 6-yard box for Sam's close-range finish.

Sam's long-distance chip shot in the 52nd minute crashed high off the crossbar & caught goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez out of position as Kljestan raced in to head home the rebound.

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Red Bulls acquired defender Aurelien Collin from Orlando FC

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Felipe scores 2 second-half goals as Red Bulls finally win

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Red Bulls beat Timbers 2-0 to clinch playoff spot

Red Bulls beat Timbers 2-0 to clinch playoff spot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Felipe & Damien Perrinelle scored 3 minutes apart late in the first half & the New York Red Bulls beat the Portland Timbers 2-0 on Sunday to become the first MLS team to clinch a playoff spot.

New York (14-8-6) rebounded for a loss at New England on Wednesday night to move into first place in the Eastern Conference, a point ahead of Columbus. The Red Bulls have won three of four & 11 of 14.

''It was a very satisfactory first half, specifically, yet a very satisfactory performance to obtain a shutout against a team like this, in an environment like this, on the road,'' New York coach Jesse Marsch said. ''We weren't pleased with the performance in New England. For these guys to come back & lay it all out here like this & empty the tank certainly shows a lot approximately their character.''

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Red Bulls-Timbers Preview

Red Bulls-Timbers Preview

The New York Red Bulls lost their lead atop the Eastern Conference after a disappointing loss to an archrival.

Now they must travel across the country for a quick turnaround to face a team that is unbeaten in its last 10 home games.

The Portland Timbers moreover haven't played in 10 days & will look to take advantage of some key absences for the Red Bulls on Sunday.

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Rowe scores go-ahead in 65th, Revolution beat Red Bulls 2-1

Rowe scores go-ahead in 65th, Revolution beat Red Bulls 2-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Kelyn Rowe broke a tie in the 65th minute & the New England Revolution beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Wednesday night to move into first place in the Eastern Conference.

New England (13-9-7) won its sixth straight game, matching a club record set in 2005. New York (13-8-6) lost for only the second time in its last 10 matches.

Diego Fagundez scored in his fourth straight game for New England in the second minute. Juan Agudelo one-touched a free kick into open space & Fagundez ran past the defense to send it home. In the second half, Scott Caldwell lofted a loose ball in front of the net & the uncovered Rowe volleyed it home.

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Kljestan scores go-ahead goal in 71st, Red Bulls beat Fire

Kljestan scores go-ahead goal in 71st, Red Bulls beat Fire

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Sacha Kljestan broke a tie on a penalty kick in the 71st minute & the New York Red Bulls beat the Chicago Fire 3-2 on Friday night to move into first place in the Eastern Conference.

The Fire took an early 2-0 lead. Kennedy Igboananike juked his defender at the edge of the box in the 13th minute, yet was tripped up in the area. Jeff Larentowicz converted the penalty kick. In the 26th, Michael Stephens cleared a loose ball in the Fire's box & David Accam gathered it near midfield, beat a defender & cut back goalkeeper Luis Robles for an effortless tap in.

Two minutes later, Bradley Wright-Phillips pulled New York (13-7-6) to 2-1 after poking a ball through traffic. Mike Grella evened it in the 38th with a deflected goal. Kljestan's penalty kick came after Lloyd Sam was taken down in the box by Stephens.

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Kljestan scores go-ahead goal in 71st, Red Bulls beat Fire

Kljestan scores go-ahead goal in 71st, Red Bulls beat Fire

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Sacha Kljestan broke a tie on a penalty kick in the 71st minute & the New York Red Bulls beat the Chicago Fire 3-2 on Friday night to move into first place in the Eastern Conference.

The Fire took an early 2-0 lead. Kennedy Igboananike juked his defender at the edge of the box in the 13th minute, yet was tripped up in the area. Jeff Larentowicz converted the penalty kick. In the 26th, Michael Stephens cleared a loose ball in the Fire's box & David Accam gathered it near midfield, beat a defender & cut back goalkeeper Luis Robles for an effortless tap in.

Two minutes later, Bradley Wright-Phillips pulled New York (13-7-6) to 2-1 after poking a ball through traffic. Mike Grella evened it in the 38th with a deflected goal. Kljestan's penalty kick came after Lloyd Sam was taken down in the box by Stephens.

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Kljestan scores go-ahead goal in 71st, Red Bulls beat Fire

Kljestan scores go-ahead goal in 71st, Red Bulls beat Fire

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Sacha Kljestan broke a tie on a penalty kick in the 71st minute & the New York Red Bulls beat the Chicago Fire 3-2 on Friday night to move into first place in the Eastern Conference.

The Fire took an early 2-0 lead. Kennedy Igboananike juked his defender at the edge of the box in the 13th minute, yet was tripped up in the area. Jeff Larentowicz converted the penalty kick. In the 26th, Michael Stephens cleared a loose ball in the Fire's box & David Accam gathered it near midfield, beat a defender & cut back goalkeeper Luis Robles for an effortless tap in.

Two minutes later, Bradley Wright-Phillips pulled New York (13-7-6) to 2-1 after poking a ball through traffic. Mike Grella evened it in the 38th with a deflected goal. Kljestan's penalty kick came after Lloyd Sam was taken down in the box by Stephens.

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Kljestan scores go-ahead goal in 71st, Red Bulls beat Fire

Kljestan scores go-ahead goal in 71st, Red Bulls beat Fire

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Sacha Kljestan broke a tie on a penalty kick in the 71st minute & the New York Red Bulls beat the Chicago Fire 3-2 on Friday night to move into first place in the Eastern Conference.

The Fire took an early 2-0 lead. Kennedy Igboananike juked his defender at the edge of the box in the 13th minute, yet was tripped up in the area. Jeff Larentowicz converted the penalty kick. In the 26th, Michael Stephens cleared a loose ball in the Fire's box & David Accam gathered it near midfield, beat a defender & cut back goalkeeper Luis Robles for an effortless tap in.

Two minutes later, Bradley Wright-Phillips pulled New York (13-7-6) to 2-1 after poking a ball through traffic. Mike Grella evened it in the 38th with a deflected goal. Kljestan's penalty kick came after Lloyd Sam was taken down in the box by Stephens.

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