Red Bulls hold off Crew to extend unbeaten streak to eight games

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sean Nealis scored successful the 87nd infinitesimal for his archetypal MLS extremity since 2019 and the New York Red Bulls bushed the Columbus Crew 2-1 connected Saturday night.

The Red Bulls (12-11-7) are unbeaten successful 8 consecutive matches, with six wins. The Red Bulls person allowed conscionable 3 goals implicit the eight-match run. Columbus (10-13-8) has mislaid conscionable 2 of its past 7 matches pursuing a tally of 8 losses successful 9 games.

Patryk Klimala, who went wide connected a punishment footwear successful the 55th, headed a walk backmost crossed the extremity and Nealis poked it location for the winner. The Red Bulls opened the scoring successful the seventh minute, with Cristian Casseres Jr. uncovering the backmost of the nett disconnected of a country kick.

The Crew tied it successful the 18th infinitesimal connected Miguel Berry’s 5th extremity of the season.