Dairon Asprilla scored a late second-half goal and the Portland Timbers beat New York City FC 1-0 on Sunday night.
Dane Richards scored in the first half and Luke Rodgers converted a penalty kick in the second half to lead the New York Red Bulls to a crucial 2-0 victory
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.
New York played to a wild 3-3 draw against the Portland Timbers on Sunday night in a match that saw the ejection of Red Bulls captain Thierry Henry.
Jeremy Hall was traded from Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls to the expansion Portland Timbers on Monday for a third-round draft pick in January.