CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Jakob Glesnes scored from distance in the 123rd minute and the Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday in the opening match of the MLS playoffs.
The goal helped Philadelphia beat the Red Bulls in the opening round for the second time in three years — both in extra time.READ MORE: Rangers Erupt In Third Period, Continue Fantastic Start With Win Over Bruins
Philadelphia (15-8-12), the No. 2 seed, was without midfielder Jamiro Monteiro and right back Olivier Mbaizo after being placed into the league’s health and safety protocols.
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No one expected us to get this far. Everyone counted us out.
But we persevered and we fought — for you. Thank you, fans.
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— New York Red Bulls (@NewYorkRedBulls) November 20, 2021
New York (13-13-9), who earned the East’s final playoff spot after closing the season with a 7-1-4 run, was making its 12th consecutive playoff appearance.MORE NEWS: Kreider, Rooney Lift Rangers To Win Against Islanders
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