The New York Red Bulls rallied from a scoreless first half to rout the visiting San Jose Earthquakes 4-1 on Saturday afternoon.
New York (1-0-1, 4 points) sported the top regular-season record in MLS in 2018, while San Jose (0-3-0, 0 points) had the league’s worst record.
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Yet, San Jose had a surprising 1-0 lead at the end of the first half as the Earthquakes turned in an inspired effort in the first 45 minutes. But in the second half, New York drew even just over five minutes in, the flow of the game switched and the floodgates opened.
Bradley Wright-Phillips drilled a shot from 18 yards out that forced San Jose goalie Daniel Vega to the ground for a diving deflection. The ball went to the left and to New York’s Daniel Royer.
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Royer sent it back across the goal to Alex Muyl, who in...
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