New York RedBulls Blanks Montreal Impact 1-0
and Clinch a Spot in the MLS Post-Season Play !
NEW YORK(SMI-WIRE,09.24.16)The New York RedBulls blanked the Montreal Impact 1-0 and clinched a spot into the MLS post-season play for the 7th consecutive year with Daniel Roger first MLS career goal, during a saturday's evening game @ RedBulls Arena , Harrison NJ.
With the win, the NY RedBulls improved to (13-9-9) with 48 points, extending it's unbeating streak to 13 games and sharing first place in the Eastern Standing tables with NYC F.C and Toronto F.C. but ahead with better goal differential."It took us 31 games to reach first place and make it to the play-off, I feel very proud of our group but must say that this is only the start, so I think is really a key for us to keep pushing to start & see and set-us up for success during play-off time" Said coach Marsch about how he feels after clinching a spot into the MLS play-off.
A very physical game where both teams fought back and forth trying to control the ball during ending the half scoreless. In the second half both teams pick-up where they left-off without any major threat or danger on either defensive line until NY RedBulls' Chris Duvall crossed a center shot into the eighteen finding Daniel Royer who headed down a bouncing ball into the right corner of Montreal Impact's Evan Bush goal for the 1-0 lead & the only goal of the game at the 59' minutes for the victory.New York now heads to Guatemala to close out Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League group play with a match at Antigua Guatemala FC on Tuesday, September 27. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. The Red Bulls return to MLS play on Saturday, October 1 to host Philadelphia Union.