Henry breaks long scoring drought
Thierry Henry scored his first goal since April 28 to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday. The rare weekday afternoon...
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HARRISON, N.J. — Thierry Henry scored his first goal since April 28 to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday.
The rare weekday afternoon game was played in record-breaking 106-degree heat, the hottest July 18 ever recorded in New Jersey.
In the 71st minute, Henry blasted a left-footed shot that went in off the right post for his 10th goal of the season. New York (10-5-5) is the only MLS team that is undefeated at home, improving to 6-0-3.
Other MLS games
Galaxy 2, at Whitecaps 2
David Beckham and substitute Jose Villarreal scored second-half goals as Los Angeles (8-10-3) salvaged a tie with Vancouver. Gershon Koffie and Barry Robson scored first-half goals for the Whitecaps (8-6-7).
At Dynamo 2, Sporting KC 1
Calen Carr scored twice and Houston extended its unbeaten streak to five games. The win tied Houston (8-5-7) with the Chicago Fire for fourth place in the East.
At Chivas USA 1, Timbers 0
Miller Bolanos scored his first MLS goal to lift Chivas USA (6-7-5) to a victory that moved it four points in front of the Timbers in the Western Conference standings and continued Portland's (5-10-4) road futility.
At Toronto FC 2, Rapids 1
Newly acquired forward Andrew Wiedeman scored his first MLS goal in the 68th minute to lift Toronto FC (5-11-4) to victory over Colorado (7-12-1).
At Impact 2, Revolution 1
Former Sounder Sanna Nyassi volleyed in the winner in the 68th minute to give Montreal (7-12-3) a victory over New England (6-9-4).
At Earthquakes 2, FC Dallas 1
Marvin Chavez scored against his former team and Alan Gordon added his eighth goal of the season to lead San Jose (13-4-4) over FC Dallas (4-10-7).