Thierry Henry inspires the New York Red Bulls to an eye-catching 4-1 win at Houston Dynamo in the MLS.
's eighth goal of the season has helped the Thierry Henry stay top of the MLS Eastern Conference with a 4-1 win over New York Red Bulls . Houston Dynamo
New York made a strong start at BBVA Compass Stadium and took the lead on 14 minutes through
, who finished off a fine break from the visitors by curling a strike into the top corner from 20 yards. Eric Alexander
Houston responded quickly and were level four minutes later when
steered a pass from Jason Johnson into the corner. Alejandro Lopez
That well-worked equaliser proved to be a brief reprieve, though, with the Red Bulls scoring three unanswered goals in the second half to claim victory.
Henry started the second half in style for New York to give his side the lead, taking advantage of some slack defending to restore an advantage the visitors fully merited.
then raced onto a pass from Jonny Steele to make it three for New York, before Bradley Wright-Phillips 's late strike stretched Houston's winless run to four matches. Lloyd Sam
Result: Red Bulls hammer Montreal to go top