JP DELLACAMERA: What a performance by Sacha Kljestan. Here is how the Red Bulls got it done tonight.
STUART HOLDEN: Well, he was talking about the three-headed monster for Toronto FC. They have a-- we could call it a two- or perhaps a four-headed monster tonight for sure, and it started with the big monster up front. Bradley Wright-Phillips, he has 17 goals on the year. It was fantastic yet again. Being that target man for the New York Red Bulls, gets in behind, able to put that one in as Lampson comes out and misses it.
And then Tyler Adams, up and down, up and down this right side, time after time. A real strong area for the New York Red Bulls. He was able to isolate Brandon Vincent. Then Sacha Kljestan runs off the shoulder of Juninho to put that one.
And at that point, 2-0, we thought that was going to be tough for the New York Red Bulls-- for the Chicago Fire, rather. Well, they make three substitutions-- all attacking substitutions. Straight off of a throw-in, Dax McCarty gives it away in midfield. Four New York Red Bull players, piling numbers forward.
It eventually finds its way to Royer. He turns on the half turn and just finds the corner of the net. It's such a clever finish. I thought in this moment right here the chance was gone as it went backwards, but Sean Davis just slips it into his path. He's turning and able to finish the ball in what has been a fantastic season for Daniel Royer.
And then they were caught on the break. Veron was brought in as a threat up front to use his speed. Sacha Kljestan with the awareness just to lift that one up over the top and such a cool, calm, and collected finish from Veron. Right here he sees Lampson coming off his line. Just chips it over, and that was the icing on the cake, JP.
JP DELLACAMERA: And for our Audi Player Index, Stu, we focus in on one of the goalscorers, Bradley Wright-Phillips, and the night he had tonight.
STUART HOLDEN: Yeah, in a steady climb over the course of 90 minutes. Gotten that significant jump as he got the goal early on. But I thought his contribution to the team over the course of this game was really important.
He was a target man. He was an outlet. He was drawing fouls. He was joining and linking the midfield to the attack. Very, very good performance from Bradley Wright-Phillips.