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Real Salt Lake 2, New York Red Bulls 1 | 2016 MLS Match Recap

Jordan Allen scored the late deflected winner as Real Salt Lake rallied from an early deficit to beat the New York Red Bulls, 2-1, at Rio Tinto Stadium Wednesday night.

Allen received a pass from Tony Beltran and put his shot that deflected off Chris Duvall past a helpless Luis Robles for the winner three minutes from full time.

Gideon Baah put the Red Bulls in front on seven minutes, latching onto a Sean Davis corner and heading past Nick Rimando from eight yards out for his second MLS goal.

Yura Movsisyan leveled for Real Salt Lake in the 65th minute, heading in a sublime cross from second half substitute John Stertzer from 10 yards, ending the Red Bulls shutout streak at 472 minutes.

The Red Bulls ended the match with 10 men after a controversial red card issued to Aurelien Collin in the 90th minute.

Box Score

  • 7’ – NY – Gideon Baah (Sean Davis)
  • 65’ – RSL – Yura Movsisyan (John Stertzer)
  • 87’ – RSL – Jordan Allen (Tony Beltran)
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Three Things

1. HOME SWEET HOME​: It wasn’t easy, but Real Salt Lake kept their undefeated streak at Rio Tinto intact, scoring twice in the final 25 minutes to knock off the previously red-hot Red Bulls. RSL are one of six MLS teams still unbeaten at home.

2. RED BULLS COOL OFF: In the second game of three in a span of six days, the Red Bulls continued maintain its mojo and saw their four-match winning streak snapped in dramatic fashion. It is New York’s first loss since a May 13 defeat at D.C. United.

3. COLLIN SEES REDNo one at Rio Tinto is complaining, but was the straight red card to Aurelien Collin a bit dubious? It appeared that his slide tackle of Joao Plata was clean and it came after Davis was already whistled for a foul.

Next up

  • RSL: Saturday, June 25 at FC Dallas (8 p.m. ET | MLS LIVE)
  • NY: Saturday, June 25 at Columbus Crew (7:30 p.m. ET | MLS LIVE)
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