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In the metropolitan area, we have teams that did well and not so well over the past year, but all of them have something to smile about.
We New York fans love our teams through thick and thin, and there are actually a few things that give us hope for a better 2014.
The New York Red Bulls’ season came to an end Wednesday night, as they lost 2-1 to the Houston Dynamo.
Dynamo played the final 25 minutes with a man advantage after New York’s Olave was given a straight red card.
The Red Bulls earned their first Supporters’ Shield. New York carries an eight-game unbeaten streak into the playoffs.
Robles, who is tied with five other goaltenders for the MLS lead in shutouts, made two saves to help New York to its fourth straight victory.
Petke proved why we love him and why he is the personification of New York sports, more than any other coach in this city. Petke didn’t back down, just like a true New Yorker.
Business Insider’s survey revealed that New York has the best sports fans. The Empire State got 193 of 1,442 votes, good enough for 13 percent. But participants of the survey also voted that New York has the worst sports fans.
Toronto (2-10-8) has been shut out in its past three road games, a goalless drought that has reached 319 minutes.
Fabian Espindola broke a scoreless tie in the 60th minute with his first goal since April 20.
The Union (7-5-4) pulled even with New York (7-6-4) for third place in the Eastern Conference standings.
The Red Bulls drew 2-2 with Columbus and their 5-0-3 run is their best since 2003.
With the game in stoppage time, Juninho made a free kick pass in front, where Cahill rose above the defenders to head home the game winner.
The league and New York City have been involved in negotiations to build a stadium on a 10-acre site in the Flushing Meadows park. A team there would start play in 2016 and be rivals of the New York Red Bulls, who play in Harrison, N.J.
Thierry Henry found the game-winner as the Red Bulls finally won their first game of the MLS season.