Friday, September 23, 2011

2007 - Red Bull v Chicago Fire

2007.09.01 - Giants Stadium - NY Red Bull v Chicago Fire
Juan Pablo Angel scored his 14th goal of the year in the 75th minute to lift the Red Bulls to a 1-0 victory against a red-hot Fire club...

Dane Richards starte the play by fending off a tackle and sliding the ball to Angel on the left side of the box. Angel received the ball just inside the penalty area and beat Chicago goalkeeper Matt Pickens from 15-yards for the games only goal... The goal tied Angel, for the moment, with DC Untied's Luciano Emilio and Kansas City's Eddie Johnson for the lead for the MLS Golden Boot...

Angel became the first New York player to score 14 goals in a season since Adolfo Valencia in 2000...

Clint Mathis was honored prior to the start of the game for breaking the club record for all-time goals (MetroStars-Red Bulls) and nearly added his 46th career goal five minutes into the game as the Red Bulls got off to a quick start. His one-time shot off a Pickens clearance from the right side of the box, sailed wide of the net...

Dane Richards
Centerfold: Red Bulls took on LA Galaxy at Giants Stadium on August 18 before a record crowd of 66,237 fans.

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