Thierry Henry scored twice in the first half to set up New York’s 4-0 win at D.C. United on Thursday, moving the Red Bulls into top spot in the MLS Eastern Conference.
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The former France striker scored in the 12th and 38th minutes, with both goals set up by Norwegian international Jan Gunnar Solli.
Estonian international midfielder Joel Lindpere netted in the 76th, and substitute forward Juan Agudelo scored in second half stoppage time as the Red Bulls attack found its scoring touch, having only netted five times in its first five games.
The loss ended a three-game unbeaten run for United, who were held goalless for the first time this season.