Philadelphia Union – New York Red Bulls – Visitors leave with nothing as Union see off Red Bulls in 1-0 victory

Metro suffer defeat on the road, at the hands of Union on Sunday
Dave Conor

Dave Conor

Dave is a highly dedicated, passionate writer. His coverages of MLS games come from the city of New York where he currently resides, although his heart is always with his favorite team – New England Revolution.

Philadelphia Union beat New York Red Bulls with a thumping 1-0 victory on Sunday at Subaru Park. As the table looks today, Union are in 5th place, with 8 points from 7 matches, while Red Bulls sit in 8th, with 6 points from 7.

Union dominated the first half, thanks to Burke giving Union the lead at the 9 minute mark, ending the first half 1-0. The second part ended with little further action at either end and goalless.

For Union, Przybyłko, Real and Sullivan, came on for Fontana, Santos and Bedoya. Red Bulls brought on Edwards, Klimala, Fernandez, Yearwood and Harper, to replace Tarek, Royer, Amaya, Clark and Fabio Gomez.

The referee booked Leon Flach from Union. Red Bulls had the worst of it though, with Long, Nealis and Yearwood seeing yellow, and Yearwood (2 yellow cards) then sent off with a red.

Technical card:
Philadelphia Union: Blake, Elliott, Glesnes, Wagner, Mbaizo, Leon Flach, Fontana (Przybyłko, min.59), Bedoya (Sullivan, min.91), Jamiro Monteiro, Burke and Santos (Real, min.78)
New York Red Bulls: Carlos Miguel, Long, Nealis, Tarek (Edwards, min.36), Duncan, Davis, Amaya (Fernandez, min.55), Royer (Klimala, min.46), Clark (Yearwood, min.76), Cásseres and Fabio Gomez (Harper, min.76)
Stadium: Subaru Park
Goals: Burke (1-0, min. 9)

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