MLS Game Summary - Colorado at New York|
(Saturday, March 15, 2014)
From The Sports Network
Final Score: Colorado 1, New York 1
Harrison, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Vicente Sanchez converted a penalty kick in
the 72nd minute to help the Colorado Rapids claim a 1-1 draw against Red Bull
New York at Red Bull Arena on Saturday.
Thierry Henry's headed goal in the 57th minute had New York in front, but
Marvin Chavez came off the bench for the Rapids and drew a foul inside the
penalty area on Jamison Olave that allowed Sanchez to fire home the equalizer
from the spot.
The result gives Rapids head coach Pablo Mastroeni a point in his first game
in charge of the club, while New York has earned just one point in its first
two games after suffering a 4-1 loss at Vancouver to open the campaign.
Colorado asked many of the questions in the first half with Dillon Serna and
Jose Mari both forcing goalkeeper Luis Robles to make quality saves.
Tim Cahill went close for New York early in the second half when his header
from Lloyd Sam's cross sailed just over the crossbar.
But it was another delivery from Sam seven minutes later that finally paid off
as Henry arrived unmarked at the back post and scored on a diving header to
put the home side in front.
The lead lasted 15 minutes, however, as Olave was called for a foul inside the
penalty area on Chavez.
Sanchez stepped to the spot and drove the ball into the lower right corner
just beyond the reach of Robles, denying the Red Bulls their first win of the
03/15 18:17:08 ET