Red Bulls and Revolution Draw 1-1 at RBA
Marc Rzatkowski's first-half strike helped the New York Red Bulls (11-10-5, 38 pts) draw with the New England Revolution (9-9-8, 35 pts), 1-1, on Saturday night at Red Bull Arena.
The Red Bulls remained unbeaten against the Revs at Red Bull Arena, owning a 9-0-2 mark and have outscored New England, 23-8.
After a failed clear by a New England defender, Rzatkowski settled the ball at the top of the 18-yard box and launched his shot under the cross bar for an early 1-0 lead in the 18th minute.
The Revolution responded in the 65th minute as Carles Gil sent a through ball into the 18-yard box for Gustvao Bou, who beat Luis Robles to the far post for the equalizer.
Rzatkowski tallied his fourth career goal as a Red Bull.
The Red Bulls grabbed their 18th point out of 30 (5-2-3) following a loss this season.
Head coach Chris Armas moved to 23-13-8 all-time at the helm.
New York is 43-44-23 all-time in the month of August. New York has scored 183 goals in August and allowed 171.
New York hits the road for back-to-back matches during Rivalry Week, beginning with D.C. United on Wednesday, August 21 at Red Bull Arena. Kickoff between New York and D.C. is slated for 8 p.m. EST with coverage on UniMas, Univision Deportes and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.
New York Red Bulls 1, New England Revolution 1
2019 MLS Regular-Season Match 26
Saturday - 7 p.m. ET
Red Bull Arena | Harrison, N.J.
NY - Marc Rzatkowski 2 (unassisted) 18'
NE - Gustavo Bou 4 (Gil, Agudelo) 65'
New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles ©; Tim Parker, Aaron Long, Kemar Lawrence (Michael Amir Murillo, 82'), Rece Buckmaster, Marc Rzatkowski, Sean Davis, Cristian Casseres, Jr. (Omir Fernandez, 68'), Kaku, Daniel Royer, Brian White (Bradley Wright-Phillips, 28')
TOTAL SHOTS: 22; SHOTS ON GOAL: 10; FOULS: 6; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 11; SAVES: 3
New England Revolution: Matt Turner; Brandon Bye, Edgar Castillo (DeJuan Jones, 88'), Jalil Anibaba, Juan Agudelo, Michal Mancienne, Carles Gil, Luis Caicedo, Scott Caldwell (Wilfried Zahibo, HT), Gustavo Bou ©, Teal Bunbury (Cristian Penilla, 72')
TOTAL SHOTS: 6; SHOTS ON GOAL: 4; FOULS: 15; OFFSIDE: 3; CORNER KICKS: 1; SAVES: 9
Referee: Christopher Penso
Assistant Referees: Nick Uranga, Philippe Briere
4th Official: Luis Guardia
VAR: Guido Gonzales Jr
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