Sporting Kansas City
Here are three thoughts following the New York Red Bulls' impressive come-from-behind 2-1 win over defending MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City.
1. That's Not So Metro
The reputation of the New York MLS franchise as postseason chokers is well-earned. History does not speak well of New York playoff efforts, but this win will help salve some of that old pain. Three gilt-edge first-half chances went begging, all three of them on the head or foot of a Red Bulls player you'd expect to score --Tim...
HARRISON, N.J. -- Thierry Henry won't be retiring -- at least for two more games.
The 37-year-old Frenchman set up the first of Bradley Wright-Phillips' two goals in the final 13 minutes and helped rally New York to a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Thursday night.
The result eliminated the defending MLS Cup champion from the playoffs and sent the Red Bulls to the conference semifinals.
New York will host D.C. United on Sunday in the first of a two-leg semifinal series. D.C. will host the...