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Red Bulls Snap Three-Match Losing Streak, Tie SKC, 2-2

April 14, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New York Red Bulls News Release

Two second-half goals help the New York Red Bulls (1-3-2, 5 pts) draw with Sporting Kansas City (2-1-3, 9 pts), 2-2, on Sunday night at Children's Mercy Park. The road draw snaps New York's three-match league losing streak.

Sporting Kansas City scored the match's lone first-half goal as a throw-in play found Johnny Russell deep in the 18-yard box, who finished to the far post in the 24th minute.

Early on in the second half, Cristian Cásseres, Jr., placed a perfectly-timed pass over SKC's backline for Daniel Royer to touch in stride, deke Tim Melia and finish for the equalizer in the 52nd minute.

In the 75th minute, Kaku, from the far sidelines, sent a deep pass into the 18-yard box for Brian White, who dove and headed in the go-ahead goal.

Off a corner kick, an SKC player launched the loose ball into a crowded box where Gianluca Busio picked up the loose ball and finished for the equalizer in the 88th minute.

Royer picked up his 26th career league goal and moved into a tie with John Wolyniec for seventh all-time in franchise history.

White scored his first MLS goal of 2019 and second career league goal in six career MLS matches.

Wright-Phillips recorded his 25th career MLS assist to move into a tie with Mark Lisi for sixth all-time in team history.

Cásseres, Jr. tallied his first career MLS assist in his sixth career league match.

Sean Davis started his 100th career match across all competitions.

New York is 42-36-21 all-time in the month of April. New York has scored 138 goals in March and allowed 121.

New York wraps up their two-match road trip on Sunday, April 20 against the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET with coverage on MSG, MSG Go and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.


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