The early season struggles for New York Red Bulls continued Saturday as Sporting Kansas City’s 2-0 win gave the visitors their fourth victory in five games.
Sporting’s Benny Feilhaber scored in the 17th minute and Dom Dwyer doubled the lead in the 60th minute. New York is now 1-4-0 on the season, and 20-20-13 all-time in the regular season against Kansas City. The Red Bulls are 11-6-8 at home against SKC.
The visitors capitalized on a counter attack in the 17th minute to take the lead. Zusi sprinted down the right side and delivered a pass to the open Feilhaber who buried his shot into the back of the net.
Kansas City doubled the lead in the 60th minute, thanks to a long-throw from second half substitute Saad Abdul-Salaam. The defender’s throw in found Dwyer in the box, who bodied out Chris Duvall, turned and finished the chance.
The Red Bulls hit the road to take on the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday, April 13, at Avaya Stadium (10:30 p.m. ET). New York will then visit Colorado Rapids on Saturday, April 13, (9 p.m. ET) before returning home to host Orlando City on Sunday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET.