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In pictures: Red Bulls 2 – 1 Union

 PSP photographer Michael Long traveled to Red Bull Arena for Saturday’s loss. Here’s a look at what he saw.
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The first half was slow with few opportunities on goal.

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Le Toux seemed unusually timid around his old teammates. Still, it was good to see him in Union blue at Red Bull Arena.

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Sheanon Williams put in a solid effort. His long-distance ballistic throw-in would later be crucial to the Union scoring.

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Danny Cruz was energetic but the energy was a little unfocused at times.

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Michael Farfan provided some excitement and movement towards goal during the slow first half.

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Ten minutes after the start of the second half, the Red Bulls opened the scoring.

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The crowd goes wild for the home team, but the Union would respond quickly.

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Sheanon to Casey…

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…Casey to goal.

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Union celebration!!!

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The boys in blue confidently trot back after answering the Red Bulls goal to tie the game.

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Casey was vital to the Union’s efforts in the second half and was a persistent problem for the Red Bulls.

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Casey and the Red Bull’s Jamison Olave battle for the ball.

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Thierry Henry’s substitution into the game completely changed the match and he was quickly a threat to the Union goal.

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In the 81st minute, Henry found the back of the net.

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While Péguy Luyindula and his teammates celebrated, the late goal seemed to gut the Union.

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With only minutes to play, the Red Bulls and their fans celebrate knowing victory is now at hand.

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Keon Daniel came in just a minute before Henry’s goal and would have no significant impact on the game as the Union’s win-streak ends at two.


  1. Wow, nice sequence on the Casey goal.

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