Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - Red Bull New York rattled off a third
successive win on Saturday, riding Tim Cahill's late header to a 1-0 defeat of
the Columbus Crew at Crew Stadium.
The result sees New York (5-4-2) go level with the Montreal Impact at the top
of the Eastern Conference with 17 points apiece.
Columbus (3-3-3) has lost two of its last three matches, leaving the club on
The Crew had a tremendous opportunity to grab the lead in the 72nd minute of
Saturday's affair when Brandon Barklage committed a needless tackle on Eddie
Gaven in the box, but Luis Robles denied Federico Higuain's ensuing attempt
from the penalty spot.
The home side was left to rue that miss as Cahill broke the deadlock 10
minutes from time.
Johnny Steele had his attempt from the left side of the box parried away by
Andy Gruenebaum, but Cahill was in the right place at the right time to put
away the rebound with a header just under the crossbar.
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