Jun 28, 2014 at 1am UK at ​Red Bull Arena
NY Red BullsNew York Red Bulls
2-2
Toronto
FT(HT: 1-0)
Defoe (55'), Gilberto (72')
Morrow (11')

Result: Bradley Wright-Phillips scores equaliser to earn late draw for New York Red Bulls

Bradley-Wright Phillips scores a stoppage-time equaliser for the New York Red Bulls to deny Toronto FC the win in an entertaining 2-2 draw.

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored a dramatic equaliser in stoppage time as the New York Red Bulls held Toronto FC to a 2-2 draw in a thrilling Eastern Conference encounter.

The visitors started the match brightly, with Jermain Defoe linking play well to set up an opportunity for strike partner Luke Moore, whose low effort was pushed to safety by Luis Robles.

New York should have taken the lead in the 16th minute when Lloyd Sam beat a couple of defenders before delivering an inviting cross into the box, but Wright-Phillips could only head over from close range.

However, the hosts weren't left frustrated for too much longer as they went ahead with nine minutes remaining in the first half thanks to an unstoppable header from Peguy Luyindula, who lost his marker to meet Ambroise Oyongo's inch-perfect delivery.

Toronto responded well after the break, and were once again on level terms in the 55th minute when Defoe held off a couple of challenges inside the box before firing past a helpless Robles.

Both sides enjoyed periods of dominating possession, but it was Toronto who scored the crucial third of the game 18 minutes from time when Gilberto curled home a free kick from 25 yards out.

Wright-Phillips twice went close in the closing stages before his luck finally changed in the third minute of stoppage time when he hammered in Tim Cahill's pass to earn his side a draw in emphatic fashion.

England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
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1Toronto34208671403168
2New York City FCNY City34169958421657
3Atlanta UnitedAtlanta341510964392555
4Chicago Fire341671161471455
5Columbus Crew34166125246654
6New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls34139124944548
7New England RevolutionNew England34137145359-646
8Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia34119145047342
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10Orlando City34109153958-1939
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1Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver33157114947252
2Seattle SoundersSeattle331311949391050
3Portland TimbersPortland33148115849950
4Sporting Kansas CityKansas331213839271249
5Houston DynamoHouston331211105445947
6San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes33128133653-1744
7Dallas331013104347-443
8Real Salt LakeSalt Lake33126154752-542
9Minnesota UnitedMinnesota Utd33106174567-2236
10Colorado RapidsColorado3396183147-1633
11Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy3388174462-1832
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