Red Bulls 1 – Columbus 0: Visitors unable to get win at Red Bull Arena

Photo Credit: AP

New York Red Bulls defeat Columbus Crew 1-0 on Thursday at Red Bull Arena. After today’s result, Red Bulls are in 10th place on the table and has 22 points while Columbus sit in 9th with 24 points after 27 matches.

Red Bulls started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with John Tolkin finding the net, at 33 minutes, to take a 1-0 lead into half time. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 1-0.

For Red Bulls, Amaya, Barlow, Clark, Royer and Egbo, came on for Andrés Reyes, Klimala, Carmona, Fábio Gomez and Tarek. Columbus replaced Zardes, Francis, Matan and Molino for Zelarayán, Pedro Santos, Etienne and Hurtado.

There were bookings for Klimala from Red Bulls. For Columbus, Hurtado saw yellow.

Red Bulls next face New York and Columbus are at home to Seattle Sounders.

Technical card:
New York Red Bulls: Carlos Miguel, Andrés Reyes (Amaya, min.46), Tarek (Egbo, min.73), Nealis, John Tolkin, Davis, Carmona (Clark, min.71), Gutman, Duncan, Fábio Gomez (Royer, min.71) and Klimala (Barlow, min.61)
Columbus Crew: Room, Keita, Mensah, Francis (Pedro Santos, min.51), Afful, Nagbe, Matan (Etienne, min.52), Fraser, Molino (Hurtado, min.75), Wright-Phillips and Zardes (Zelarayán, min.45)
Stadium: Red Bull Arena
Goals: John Tolkin (1-0, min. 33)

*All photo credit on the site belongs to ap*