Wright-Phillips scores 10th goal, Red Bulls beat Seattle 2-1
The home team has won the last five meetings in the series. The Red Bulls’ last home loss against the Sounders came in 2010.
Daniel Royer gave New York (8-4-2) a 1-0 lead in the 37th minute, and Wright-Phillips made it 2-0 in the 52nd. Royer was left open at the far post for an easy finish of Florian Valot’s cross that got past three players. Wright-Phillips scored on a glancing header of Ethan Kutler’s chipped cross. It was the first career assist for Kutler.
Harry Shipp scored for Seattle (3-8-2) in the 87nd minute on a sliding shot that hit off the far post and in.