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New YorkNY
 0-1B. Wright-Phillips  87'
 0-2B. Wright-Phillips  90+2'
NYB. Wright-Phillips  87' 0-1
NYB. Wright-Phillips  90+2' 0-2
HT: 0-0
Talen Energy Stadium (Attendance: 17,720)
Referee: Allen Chapman
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Wright-Phillips scores 2 late goals, Red Bulls beat Union

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two late goals and the New York Red Bulls beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Sunday.

Wright-Phillips put a sliding one-touch, off a cross from Kemar Lawrence, into the net from a step inside the 6-yard box in the 87th minute to give the Red Bulls (7-7-2) a 1-0 lead. It was New York's first road goal since Wright-Phillips scored in the 13th minute of a 4-1 loss at Houston on April 1, snapping a drought of more than 520 minutes. He added his eighth of the season in the second minute of stoppage time.

Philadelphia (4-7-4) played a man down after Derrick Jones was given a straight red card for a foul on Felipe Martins in the 53rd minute.

Luis Robles had three saves, including a diving, one-handed stop of a rocket by Chris Pontius from point-blank range in the 22nd, and recorded his first shutout since a 2-0 win over Columbus on April 22.

Philadelphia has lost three in a row.

Updated June 18, 2017

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