The game in 100 words (or less): Chicago looked like they were finally going to get a win on the road, but after going ahead two goals, New York scored three unanswered to take all the points at Red Bull Arena. The Fire have not won on the road in 22 matches, and are 0-9-5 away from home this season. David Accam and Kennedy Igboananike used their speed to run all over the Red Bulls defense to start the match, but once New York settled in it was all downhill. Chicago remains in last place in the league, while the Red Bulls move into first place in the East.
Three moments that mattered
26′ — Accam makes it 2-0 for Chicago — After Jeff Larentowicz had given Chicago the lead from the penalty spot, David Accam made it 2-0 with a fine individual effort. Off of a RBNY corner, a long clearance sprung Accam on the counter, and the speedy striker out-hustled his defender, cut past the keeper and passed it home.
28′ — BWP answers immediately for RBNY — New York was only behind two goals for less than two minutes, as Bradley Wright-Phillips pulled one back immediately. Sacha Kljestan played BWP through, and the striker put a quick toe-poke past Sean Johnson to pull one back for the Red Bulls.
71′ — Kljestan completes the New York comeback — Mike Grella had drawn RBNY level, and Sacha Kljestan grabbed the winner from the penalty spot in the 71st minute. Lloyd Sam drew the questionable penalty and Kljestan stepped up to bury Chicago.
Man of the match: Sacha Kljestan
Goalscorers: Larentowicz (14′ PEN), Accam (26′), B. Wright-Phillips (28′), Grella (38′), Kljestan (71′ PEN)