Red Bulls End Winless Streak With Win Over Orlando

RedBulls_Orlando_July_16Two impressive strikes, a shutout, and a slump-snapping win for New York Red Bulls.

New York put a halt to a four-game winless run on Wednesday night, using a goal on each side of halftime to defeat Orlando City, 2-0, at Red Bull Arena. Connor Lade scored the game-winner with his first career MLS goal in the 39th minute, and Felipe doubled the advantage just before the hour-mark with a well-taken free kick.

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Due to varying reasons, both sides fielded less-than-at-strength lineups. New York dealt with their absences best, winning the possession battle and having the better of the game’s chances.

The win improves the Red Bulls to 8-9-3 and moves them to third place in the Eastern Conference while dropping eighth-placed Orlando City to 4-5-9.