CHESTER, Pa. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Red Bulls lost 3-1 Wednesday night to Philadelphia Union, who ended a 7-game, home-winless streak.
The Union’s Conor Casey scored in the 9th minute. He controlled a cross by Andrew Wenger at the top of the 18-yard box, froze rookie defender Matt Miazga, and rolled a ball to the far post.
Casey added an assist for Philadelphia (5-8-7) in the 51st minute when he touched a cross to Fred, who slid it past goalkeeper Luis Robles.
The Red Bulls (5-6-8) got one back when Bradley Wright-Phillips took Thierry Henry’s pass and curved in a goal in the 60th minute.
Philadelphia’s Sebastien Le Toux converted a penalty kick in the 69th minute. Eric Alexander was whistled for bringing down Maurice Edu inside the penalty area on a corner kick.
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