Christen Press, a local product and being honored for her 100th cap gained a goal as well in this shutout victory. Stanford student athlete, Tierna Davidson headed home her first goal, off a corner ball and an own goal closed out the scoring. Stub Hub Center in Carson hosted 23,544 fans who got their first look at the first goal by the 19 year old Tierna in just her 11th game in the first 8 minutes. Another corner was chested into the net of Chile by one of their players off a flick on by Julie Ertz.read
The new top team in the MLS have had a harried half month, they not only survived, they thrived. Saturday @ 7:30 p.m. ET they bring their 55 points to bear agains the 33 of the Impact. MSG, MSG GO & New York Red Bulls Radio bring you the action in English, Spanish coverage is provided on TuneIn. As ever, at 7p.m., the Honda Red Bulls Game Night starts it all off with Matt Harmon then Ernesto Motta takes over in Spanish, followed by Steve Cangialosi, Shep Messing and Michelle Gingras on MSG.read
A team renowned for ther developmental abilities has a large number of players representing their nations.
Players from various nations and both senior and junior national teams have been selected from both the first team of NYRB as well as NYRB II with one selection. For some it is a first time call up as others have already logged nearly 4,000 minutes for their country.read
Satuday 7 PM at WAKEMED, NCFC will host the Rowdies as the home team tetters on the brink, a mere 3 points shy of the last playoff spot, the 8th position. Following a massive win in a Derby v Charlotte, they are now in the midst of a 7 game undefeated streak at home. In making their pitch a fortress, they have outscored all others 22-17 season long and averaged over 2 goals per game. During this week NCFC has been climbing the standings, a victory places them in a better position with Ottawa and NYRBII in shooting distance with 35 & 37 points respectively.read
New faces all over the field, same result as the last game, a 1-0 victory, the big difference here is NYRB now is all alone atop the MLS, if the season were to end today, they would be the Supporters Shield winners yet again. WIth just 7 games left, and in a stretch of over 2 weeks long with a game every 3 days, did they ever deliver. It is sad that almost 10,000 seats remained empty on a late sumer night game. With the rest of the home games being on weekends I hope that tide is turned.read