May 20, 2013 THE BEAST OF THE EAST
Olave solidifies Red Bulls defense
After watching him play some pre-season games, Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke called Jamison Olave "a beast." After watching him through the first 14 matches of the Major League Soccer season, Petke's assessment hasn't changed. In fact, he added another superlative about his veteran central defender. Petke said Olave was the best pure defensive defender in the league.
May 19, 2013 ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT
Henry: LA did not deserve to lose
The mark of a good team? Winning when you're either not at your best or being outplayed. Red Bulls captain Thierry Henry felt his team was rather lucky to leave Red Bull Arena with three points after its 1-0 triumph over two-time defending MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy on Sunday afternoon.
May 19, 2013 NO BULL
These Red Bulls are for real after beating LA
The scoreboard at the end of Sundayís match read a Red Bulls 1-0 win over the visiting LA Galaxy, an ugly and sloppy three points for New York. But in getting the victory, a message was sent throughout the league: The Red Bulls are for real.
May 19, 2013 DRAMATIC FINISH
Cahill's stoppage-time goal lifts Red Bulls over Galaxy, 1-0
Tim Cahill's dramtic goal in stoppage time saved the Red Bulls from a rather pedestrian scoreless draw with the LA Galaxy on Sunday afternoon. The Australian international midfielder's header from point-blank range lifted the Red Bulls to a 1-0 win over the two-time defending champions at Red Bull Arena, which put an exclamation point on the much hyped, yet boring affair.