NYCFC Comes Back To Beat New England; Red Bulls Lose In Portland

(NYCFC’s Jonathan Lewis celebrates his game-winner, with Head Coach Patrick Vieira (right) running towards him – USA Today Sports)

New York City Football Club got a stirring, come-from-behind 2-1 win over the New England Revolution on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium, as Jonathan Lewis got the game-winner in the 94th minute.

With the win, NYCFC improves to 14-4-7, 46 points, and have opened up a five-point lead on third-place Chicago, who has 43 points, and a record of 13-4-7.

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Red Bulls Earn Top Spot In J.D. Power Fan Experience Study For Second Straight Year

(Red Bull Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)

The New York Red Bulls have earned the top score in the J.D. Power Fan Experience StudySM for the second consecutive season.

The Red Bulls’ score of 819 points was the highest overall score amongst any of the 67 teams surveyed across 11 U.S. markets, including 11 teams in the New York area.

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Red Bulls Advance To US Open Cup Final

(Bradley Wright-Phillips celebrating one of his goals – @NewYorkRedBulls)

The Red Bulls rallied with two late goals in the second half and one in the first overtime to defeat FC Cincinnati, 3-2 in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Semifinal on Tuesday night at Nippert Stadium.

New York advanced to the Open Cup Final for the first time since 2003. The 3-2 win Tuesday night is ironically is the same scoreline back in 2003 when they defeated D.C. United in the Open Cup Semifinal.

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Red Bulls Outlast Orlando City

(Bradley Wright-Phillips looking at the change on his Red Bulls career goal record to 83 on Saturday night – Photo by Jason Schott) 

The Red Bulls beat a gritty Orlando City SC team, 3-1, on Saturday night at Red Bull Arena.

This is their fifth win in six games, and a nice bounce back after their loss in the Hudson River Derby to the New York City Football Club last Sunday.

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Nets Unveil New Nike Uniforms

(Provided by Brooklyn Nets)

The Nets unveiled their new look on Friday, the Nike Association (white) and Icon (black) uniforms.

They feature traditional details that have been part of the Nets’ identity since moving to Brooklyn, including wearing “Brooklyn” across the chest on both uniforms, and a herringbone stripe that runs down the side of the jerseys and shorts.

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Red Bulls Sign 11 Players From Special Olympics New Jersey

(Red Bull Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)

The New York Red Bulls have signed 11 athletes from Special Olympics New Jersey to two-game contracts, the club announced on Thursday.

The New York Red Bulls Unified Team will take the field for two matches, starting with a home game against Special Olympics Florida this Saturday at Red Bull Arena before the New York Red Bulls – Orlando City SC match.

On Wednesday, the players met with Red Bulls sporting director Denis Hamlett before signing their contracts, and then warmed up with the Red Bulls first team before holding a training session at Red Bulls Training Facility.

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Red Bulls Sign Pair of Midfielders

(Vincent Bezecourt – @NewYorkRedBulls)

The Red Bulls signed a pair of midfielders, Vincent Bezecourt and Dilly Duka, ahead of Saturday night’s game against Orlando City SC.

Bezecourt joins the first team from New York Red Bulls II, the club’s USL affiliate.

“Vince has impressed us in games and in training over the last 18 months,” said Red Bulls Sporting Director Denis Hamlett. “We are pleased to add him to our MLS roster and proud that another player has moved through the developmental system to the first team.”

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Reaction: NYCFC Wins Latest Hudson River Derby

(NYCFC’s David Villa edges out Sal Zizzo of the Red Bulls for a loose ball – USA Today Sports) 

New York City Football Club won the lasted installment of the Hudson River Derby, 3-2, on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium.

David Villa led the way for NYCFC with a hat trick, giving him 17 goals on the season. It was his first MLS hat trick.

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored both Red Bulls goals, and he now has 12 goals this season.

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NYCFC, Villa Outlast BWP, Red Bulls

(Pregame festivities on Sunday at Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)

New York City Football Club beat the Red Bulls 3-2 in the latest installment of the Hudson River Derby on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium.

The stars came to play in this one, as NYCFC’s David Villa had a hat trick to give him 17 goals on the season, and the Red Bulls’ Bradley Wright-Phillips notched two goals to give him 12 for the year.

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