Match Reports

RECAP: Playoffs? Red Bulls forget their postseason failure last year, rout the Dynamo, domination led by Wright-Phillips hat trick

Antibiotics is “one hell of a drug,” as the great musician Rick James would most likely comment. After suffering a “24 hour fever” the day before, English striker Bradley Wright-Phillips musingly credited the medication for his three goals in the New York Red Bulls’ 4-0 rout of the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night in Red […]

PREVIEW: Unionize! The Red Bulls search for three points versus Philly, their hard work deserves some benefits

The New York Red Bulls are 0-2-4. Head coach Mike Petke’s team, along with four other Major League Soccer sides, are without a win after six games played. A dominant second half against DC United in their last game led to exactly zero points. With designated players Thierry Henry and Tim Cahill in-and-out of the […]

RECAP: DC United gain advantage in Atlantic Cup, Red Bulls remain win-less

DC United was supposedly a poor team, right? After being outplayed and earning a draw in Montreal the week prior, the New York Red Bulls contrived to lose 1-0 versus their arch-rivals in the nation’s capital and gifted them their first, back-to-back victories since October 2012. Still playing at rickety RFK stadium, the home team […]

PREVIEW: The last time New York plays a foreign-owned, sibling team? Well no, the noisy neighbors move in next year

Rest in peace, Chivas USA. Once a playoff team full of Major League Soccer stars like Sacha Kljestan, Brad Guzan and Jesse Marsh, the sister club of one of Mexico’s most famous clubs, has experienced well-publicized issues on and off the pitch. The New York Red Bull’s home game this Sunday will be the final […]

RECAP: Red Bulls quell the Fire, notably earn a point in Chicago, somehow bring the snood back in style

A draw in soccer is often a puzzling concept. A stalemate can sometimes seem fair, bring disappointment or even feel like a small victory to one or both sides. A draw can further perplex because it might encapsulate all of the sensations at once.