Red Bulls’ Bradley Wright-Phillips fastest to 100 MLS goals

New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips, center, celebrates his goal with Derrick Etienne, right, and Kaku, left, during the first half of the team's MLS soccer match against D.C. United, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) Bradley Wright-Phillips became the fastest to score 100 MLS goals and the New York Red Bulls beat Atlantic Cup rival D.C. United 1-0 on Wednesday night in a game delayed about 90 minutes due to lightning.

Wright-Phillips scored his 14th goal of the season in the second minute. He ran past the defense for a long through ball and rolled it through the legs of a defender and past goalkeeper David Ousted.

Wright-Phillips celebrated by taking off his red No. 99 jersey to unveil a custom No. 100 white jersey. He needed just 159 games to become the 11th player to reach the century mark.

New York (13-5-2) has won three straight games and six of its last seven. D.C. (3-9-5) lost for the first time at home this season.


HOUSTON (AP) – Cory Burke broke a tie in the 70th minute to help Philadelphia beat Houston.

Alejandro Bedoya tied it at 1 for Philadelphia (8-10-3) in the 34th minute, and Fabrice-Jean Picault added a penalty-kick goal in second-half stoppage time.

Houston’s Mauro Manotas opened the scoring in the 10th minute with his career-high 11th goal. The Dynamo (7-7-6) lost for the first time in five games.


SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Raul Ruidiaz scored his first MLS goal in his first league start to help Seattle beat last-place San Jose.

Seattle (6-9-5) is unbeaten in its last five games. San Jose (2-12-6) has gone 11 games without a win, including three straight losses.

Ruidiaz chested down a pass from Cristian Roldan near the penalty area on a breakaway and one-touched a shot inside the far post in the 62nd minute.