New York Red Bulls Win Their First Match Since July in 1-0 Win over FC Dallas

Desperate for a win and fighting for a playoff spot, the New York Red Bulls (7-6-15, 36 points) won their first match since July 6 with a 1-0 road win over FC Dallas (13-9-7, 46 points) at Pizza Hut Park.

Playing without four of their players, Luke Rogers game-winner came in the 36th minute of the first-half when he accepted a pass from Juan Agudelo and managed to beat Dallas goalkeeper Kevin Hartman. With the absence of the injured Thierry Henry and Roy Miller, the Red Bulls also had to overcome the one-game suspensions of Rafa Marquez and Jan Gunnar Solli.

As a team, the Red Bulls played some inspired defense and goalkeeper Frank Rost recorded his second shutout of the season as he registered three saves. As a result, Dallas appeared out of sync lost for the second consecutive week to an Eastern Conference foe.

On Saturday night, the Red Bulls played the first of their final seven games with a 1-4-9 road record. Being in a position where they cannot a...

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