New York Red Bulls Should Play More of Their Backups in MLS

The Red Bulls began the season on a big high, winning five of six games thanks to a rock solid defense and good finishing in the final third.

But after the great start to the season, the New York Red Bulls have fallen back to Earth.

The past three games in MLS have yielded losses, beginning with a 4-0 thrashing compliments of the San Jose Earthquakes, and two losses at their new home arena, Red Bull Park, 1-0 to Seattle, and 3-1 to Columbus.

In those games, the once focused back line came apart for certain decisive moments of those matches, and the rest of the squad has looked lackluster for large chunks of the games.

However, this past weekend, the Red Bulls stunned Italian powerhouse Juventus F.C. 3-1 in a friendly.

What was the reason for the excellent offensive output, you ask?

Because the so called "Baby Bulls" played the game.

The "Baby Bulls" or backups for the Red Bull starting eleven, brought...

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