The New York Red Bulls three game unbeaten streak came to an end Friday night in the nation’s capital in a 2-0 loss to Eastern Conference rivals D.C. United.
New York fell to 3-7-1 on the season, including a 0-4-1 on the road. The team suffered their first regular season loss to D.C. United since August of 2014 after surrendering two first half goals.
New York is now 25-34-10 all-time against D.C., and 10-21-5 in games played at RFK.
D.C. took the lead in the 20th minute, with a long pass from midfielder Patrick Nyarko playing Marcelos Sarvas through the back line. Sarvas ran onto the ball and found Alvaro Saboria in front of goal for a tap-in finish.
The second goal came in the 43rd minute, with another long ball played forward to Lamar Neagle, connecting on a cross for Nyarko to finish.
Highlights from the match as well as Red Bulls Head Coach Jesse Marsch’s post-game press conference are below.