New York get 4 goals in 2nd half, beat Montreal
August 25, 2014, 12:02 am TWN
HARRISON, New Jersey -- Thierry Henry and Bradley Wright-Phillips each scored twice in the second half goals to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 4-2 win over the Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer on Saturday.
Dilly Duka opened the scoring for Montreal in the 37th minute when he made a long run before squeezing a shot between New York goalkeeper Luis Robles and the near post.
Henry's diving header leveled the match at 1-1 in the 53rd minute for New York and added his second in the 67th when he bent a ball around Montreal goalkeeper Evan Bush.
Henry's pass in the 74th minute set up Bradley Wright-Phillips' first goal. Wright-Phillips capped the scoring with an angled shot in the 91st.
Andres Romero curled in a goal from the 18-yard line in the 79th minute for Montreal.
New England's Lee Nguyen scored the lone goal as the Revolution beat Chivas USA 1-0.
Nguyen's shot from long range in the 56th minute was his team-leading ninth goal of the season.
At Columbus, Ohio, Justin Meram scored one goal and set up another as the Columbus Crew downed the Houston Dynamo 3-0.
Meram opened the scoring for the Crew off a defensive error in the 35th minute and Adam Bedell made it 2-0 with a header in the 59th
Bedell was replaced immediately after scoring by Aaron Schoenfeld who notched a third goal for the Crew 5 minutes later.
D.C. United defeated Sporting Kansas City 3-0 in a matchup of the top teams in the MLS Eastern Conference after scoring all three goals in an eight-minute span.
Fabian Espindola scored in the 24th minute, Chris Rolfe in the 28th and Perry Kitchen in the 31st to move United one point ahead of Sporting KC into the conference top spot.
Landon Donovan and Marcelo Sarvas scored to give the Los Angeles a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Donovan found the net in the fourth minute and Marcelo Sarvas scored in the 32. Both goals came off Robbie Keane passes.
Toronto FC settled for a 2-2 draw with the Chicago Fire after Gilberto gave Toronto a 2-1 lead in the 78th minute, but the home side was unable to hold on as Quincy Amarikwa equalized 2 in the 90th.
A Fire own goal in the first half accounted for Toronto's other goal while former Toronto forward Robert Earnshaw had the lone goal for Chicago.