New York Red Bulls Maintain Final Playoff Spot Despite 2-0 Loss to Sporting KC

In a season of underachievement, the New York Red Bulls were clearly out-played by Sporting Kansas City in a 2-0 loss on Saturday afternoon at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park.

Watching them play live has been painful at times, but watching them on television was even more excruciating. Sporting almost took an immediate lead when Omar Bravo crossed the ball to an unmarked Aurelian Collin, who misfired his header past the left post.

Even though the Red Bulls had numerous scoring opportunities, the team looked flat and out of sync. 

After colliding with Sporting's Roger Espinoza, Thierry Henry was immediately issued a red card in the 28th minute. Playing a man down for the remainder of the first half, the Red Bulls were able to hold Sporting to a scoreless draw. 

Despite the ejection of Henry, the Red Bulls failed to take advantage of their scoring opportunities.

In the second half, Sporting KC gave their 19,921 assembled fans...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - MLS
Article is property of

Filed under: MLS News Leave a comment
Comments (0) Trackbacks (0)

No comments yet.

Leave a comment

No trackbacks yet.