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Wright-Phillips nets brace as Red Bulls down Revs

Harrison, NJ ( – Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice in the opening 12 minutes as Red Bull New York coasted to a 4-1 win over the New England Revolution at Red Bull Arena on Saturday.

The hosts jumped on New England early with Wright-Phillips scoring in the fourth and 12th minutes while Lloyd Sam added a goal in between.

Andy Dorman pulled one back for the Revs before the break, but Anthony Wallace tacked on another goal after the break to help New York to a third win in four games.

The Revs, meanwhile, sustained their fifth successive defeat.

Sam played provider on the opening goal with a cross that Wright-Phillips got up to head home.

A nice build up in the 10th minute resulted in New York’s second goal as Mike Grella finished off the play by setting up Sam for a finish.

Dax McCarty teed up a second goal for Wright-Phillips two minutes later, leaving the Revs down 3-0 and with no way back.

Dorman finished off a nice ball from Lee Nguyen in the 37th to make it 3-1, but Wallace restored the three-goal advantage for his side with a shot that took a wicked deflection off New England defender Jose Goncalves, leaving goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth with no chance.


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