The Red Bulls will host FC New York tonight at Red Bull Arena in the third round of the 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The match is slated for an 8:00 PM ET kickoff. The winner will face the victor between the Chicago Fire and Rochester Rhinos. If the Red Bulls advance, they will travel to Chicago or Rochester for a July 12th quarterfinals showdown.
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Beginning at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, June 28, follow all the action live from Red Bull Arena. Steve Cangialosi will handle the play-by-play, with Shep Messing providing color commentary.
Lineups and running commentary after the jump
New York Red Bulls:
Subs: Horwath, Lassiter, Hot
FC New York:
Subs: Carrillo, Reed, Roche, Morrison, Smart, Tavernese, Rengifo
1′ And we’re off…
1′ Arteaga gets off the first shot, buts its well wide
4′ Paullo gets off a blast that is parried away for a corner, but the corner is cleared
7′ Kassel looks to play a long ball, but Hertzog is offsides
13′ FCNY looking to counter but the Red Bulls back line is well organized
14′ Agudelo bodies off his defender and gets a shot off, but its just over.
20′ da Luz with a blast from distance that almost fools Diaz, but he is able to parry it away.
22′ da Luz nearly slips it through to Hertzog, but he is a step offsides
24′ An inswinging cross nearly finds Arteaga, but its a bit long
28′ Hertzog gets a shot off in space, but its right at Diaz
34′ Aquino earns a yellow
37′ Agudelo with a great individual effort earns a corner
38′ Ream earns a yellow
40′ Arteaga with a great chance but Sutton is able to get to it.
42′ On a corner, the ball finds Ream at the back post, but he puts it high
44′ Diaz comes off his line to diffuse an Agudelo scoring chance
HALFTIME: 0-0 scoreline as the Red Bulls have carried play and generated chances but have nothing to show for it.
46′ And we’re back…two subs. Hot for Keel for NY, Morrison for Arteaga for FCNY
48′ Paullo with a go from the top of the area, but its wide
50′ Correction. Welch out not Arteaga
53′ da Luz with a blast from an angle that is pushed wide by Diaz with a great reaction
54′ FCNY sub: Smart for Boughton
56′ Goal FCNY. Boughton with a blast from 30 yards that beats Sutton to the top corner. 1-0
58′ GOAL RBNY!! Hertzog with a shot from acute angle that beats Diaz to the near post off a poor clearance. 1-1
60′ Yellow to Smith
61′ Paullo tries it from distance, but its wide
65′ FCNY sub: Reed for Snelgrove
65′ GOAL RBNY!! John Rooney with a shot from distance to beats Diaz to the post. 2-1
67′ RBNY sub: Lassiter for Schneider
76′ Smart is called offsides while looking to receive a long diagonal.
79′ Paullo goes down with a cramp, but he’s ok.
80′ Hot plays a long ball for Hertzog, but its a bit too long
81′ Holder with a shot but its over
83′ Rooney tries to net another but Diaz makes the save
84′ Agudelo redirects a Paullo cross, but Diaz snares it
90′ 2 minutes of stoppage
FULLTIME: 2-1 Red Bulls as they advance to the Quarterfinals of the USOC!