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The New York Red Bulls surprised many supporters and maybe even themselves with a tie against English juggernaut, Arsenal. The draw clinched the Emirates Cup for New York beating out Boca Juniors, Paris Saint-Germain and hosts Arsenal for the European preseason prize.
After a miserable May and June that included just one win, the New York Red Bulls showed what they can do with a nearly full-strength side.
The Red Bulls overcame a promising start from Toronto FC before finding a good attacking rhythm and dismantling the visitors from Canada in a 5-0 dismantling on Wednesday night.
Thierry Henry and Luke Rodgers each scored in their return to the lineup, while Joel Lindpere continued his hot play with the third goal of the match and assists on both of Juan Agudelo’s match-concluding goals.
FC New York gave the New York Red Bulls a scare going up 1-0 in the second half, but the Red Bulls were up to task scoring two quick goals to advance to the in the US Open Cup.
After being largely invisble in the first half, Corey Hertzog and John Rooney both responded with second half goals to secure a spot in the Quarterfinals against the Chicago Fire.
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It was a six minute highlight show as Colorado and New York went blow for blow, scoring four goals in rapid succession. The blitz started with a Larentowicz penalty and concluded with a Luke Rodgers class finish. Those six minutes ended the scoring in the match as Colorado and New York ended in a 2-2 tie.
Luke Rodgers capped off the first-half wild west shootout with a flick just over the reach of Rapids’ keeper Matt Pickens. Roy Miller chipped a ball at the corner of the penalty area and Rodgers outran Marvell Wynne to get the touch in front of the oncoming Pickens.