Red Bulls Lose at Home to Colorado, 2-0
Jonathan Lewis' brace led the way for the Colorado Rapids (8-14-6, 30 pts) to defeat the New York Red Bulls (12-12-5, 41 pts), 2-0, on Saturday night at Red Bull Arena.
New York recorded back-to-back losses for the first time since late March following losses to Orlando City, 1-0 and at Chicago, 1-0.
It was just the 22nd time in league play since Red Bull Arena opened that the Red Bulls were held scoreless at home.
Lewis tallied a goal to open in the scoring in the 14th minute then added an insurance goal in the 87th minute for the brace.
Despite the loss, goalkeeper Luis Robles came up big with four saves to keep the match within striking distance to raise his season total to 79 league saves.
Left back Kemar Lawrence picked up his fifth yellow card and will miss New York's upcoming match against the Seattle Sounders.
New York will have a week off of game play before their West Coast trip to face Seattle and Portland. The Red Bulls and Seattle will clash on Sunday, Sept. 15 on ESPN before facing Portland on Wednesday, Sept. 18 on MSG. Both matches will also be covered on Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.
New York Red Bulls 0, Colorado Rapids 2
2019 MLS Regular-Season Match 29
Saturday - 7 p.m. ET
Red Bull Arena | Harrison, N.J.
COL - Jonathan Lewis 4 (unassisted) 14'
COL - Jonathan Lewis 5 (Rubio) 87'
COL - Jack Price (caution, unsporting behavior) 12'
NY - Kemar Lawrence (caution, unsporting behavior) 42'
NY - Rece Buckmaster (caution, unsporting behavior) 80'
COL - Nicolás Mezquida (caution, unsporting behavior) 81'
COL - Diego Rubio (caution, unsporting behavior) 90'+3'
New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles ©; Kemar Lawrence (Michael Amir Murillo, 71'), Tim Parker, Aaron Long, Rece Buckmaster, Josh Sims (Omir Fernandez, 63'), Sean Davis, Marc Rzatkowski (Cristian Casseres, Jr. 63'), Kaku, Daniel Royer, Bradley Wright-Phillips
TOTAL SHOTS: 19; SHOTS ON GOAL: 4; FOULS: 8; OFFSIDE: 1; CORNER KICKS: 9; SAVES: 4
Colorado Rapids: Tim Howard ©; Tommy Smith, Danny Wilson, Keegan Rosenberry, Jack Price, Sam Nicholson, Sebastian Anderson (Nicolás Mezquida, HT), Sam Vines, Cole Bassett, Jonathan Lewis (Niki Jackson, 89'), Diego Rubio
TOTAL SHOTS: 12; SHOTS ON GOAL: 6; FOULS: 13; OFFSIDE: 3; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 3
Referee: Rubiel Vazquez
Assistant Referees: Brian Dunn, Benjamin Hall-Volpenhein
4th Official: Baldomero Toledo
VAR: Jon Freemon
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