The New York Red Bulls scored a pair of short-handed goals in the second half to secure a 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday at Red Bull Arena.
Charlie Davies opened the scoring in the 20th minute to give the Revolution a lead that didn’t appear to be in danger after Matt Miazga was red carded in the 45th minute. But the shorthanded Red Bulls answered back in the second half after Dax McCarty equalized in the 47th minute, while Bradley Wright-Phillips scored in the game-winner in the 63rd minute.
Controversy was the order of the first half, and it quickly appeared after Allen Chapman’s opening whistle after Davies was felled by Ibrahim Sekagya inside the box in the 2nd minute. But instead of calling a penalty, Chapman issued a caution to Davies for simulation.
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