Delayed by a goal during the dead minutes of the match, New York City FC scored two to save themselves with a 2-1 victory over DC United on Sunday at Red Bull Arena.
Keaton Parks equalized first when he headed a corner kick from teammate Maximiliano Moralez.
So late in the stoppage time, Thiago Andrade offered a fantastic individual effort to let his team collect the three points that come with the victory. The Brazilian crossed the field, the ball at his feet, before making a nice technical gesture to outcompete the opponent’s defender and shoot the ball in the back of the net.
Nigel Robertha had quickly given the lead to his family. From the ninth minute of play, he used a magnificent staging of Moses Nyeman to outsmart the goalkeeper for the New York team.
This defeat for the formation of the American national capital keeps it tied with CF Montreal in the Eastern Conference, with 13 points. However, the formation of Belle Province played one game less.
Red Bulls and Atlanta draws
At Mercedes-Benz Stadium, neither Atlanta United nor the New York Red Bulls managed to shake the strings, resulting in a 0-0 draw.
Home keeper Brad Guzan pushed back all four balls aimed at his net to sign the closure. The visitors, Carlos, achieved the feat by blocking three shots.
With this point in the table, the Red Bulls also have 13 points, like CF Montreal and DC United. Like Wilfried Nancy’s men, the New York squad has played 10 games. For its part, Atlanta United is one point behind this trio.
Red Bulls and Atlanta Draw –