No, it’s not the Yankees. But there’s still a New York team gunning for a title this October.
The Red Bulls finally snapped a winless drought Saturday against FC Dallas and will be looking to continue their momentum tonight when they face Real Salt Lake at Red Bull Arena. With key players returning to their lineup, New York is ready to lock down a playoff place.
Luke Rodgers scored in the 36th minute and the New York Red Bulls hung on to defeat FC Dallas 1-0 Saturday night and snap an eight-game winless streak.
The New York Red Bulls’ acquisition of veteran German goalkeeper Frank Rost will solve their issues in net and give the club a legitimate shot at MLS Cup glory.
New York Red Bulls’ right back Jan Gunnar Solli is fitting seamlessly into his new role and doesn’t mind doing the dirty work and bruises that come with it.
Hans Backe has kept faith in starting keeper Greg Sutton but his erratic play has likely forced the return of Bouna Coundoul to the Red Bulls’ net. Would this be a wise move or should Backe continue with Sutton until a long-term replacement can be found?