Stammler strike sinks Chivas 1-0 as MLS heads to break

Posted on 05 June 2010 by ASN Staff

A superb 27th minute strike from Seth Stammler was all the New York Red Bulls needed to book three points in their final Major League Soccer match before the World Cup break. Stammler’s highlight goal was the only score in an otherwise lethargic 1-0 victory over Chivas USA at Red Bull Arena on Saturday night. Listen to what Hans Backe had to say here.

With the victory, the Red Bulls enter the two-week break on a winning streak of two games–after a four game losing streak saw the team’s record fall to the .500 mark for the first time this season. With the Columbus Crew losing to the Colorado Rapids, it puts New York level on points with the two-time defending Supporters Shield champions atop the Eastern Conference. The Crew have a game in hand though.

Much more on this later, though there is a suspicion the game itself might be overshadowed by the team’s acknowledgment it had signed a second designated player to join after the World Cup.

Here is an ace photograph of the goal, courtesy of Scott Marsh:

Stammler scores the winning goal ©Scott Marsh/ASN

Match Facts

New York Red Bulls 1, CD Chivas USA 0
June 5, 2010 – Red Bull Arena; Harrison, NJ
Attendance: 18,815

Scoring Summary:
NY: Seth Stammler 2 (unassisted) 27’

Disciplinary Summary:
CHV: Dario Delgado (caution) 73’
NY: Osael Romero (caution) 74’

Lineups:

New York Red Bulls (7-5-0, 21 pts.) – Bouna Coundoul (GK), Danleigh Borman, Tim Ream, Carlos Mendes, Chris Albright, Tony Tchani, Joel Lindpere, Seth Stammler, Sinisa Ubiparipovic (Roy Miller 12’), John Wolyniec (Salou Ibrahim 66’), Juan Pablo Angel (Mike Petke 89’)

Substitutes Not Used: Greg Sutton (GK), Jeremy Hall, Luke Sassano, Conor Chinn

CD Chivas USA (3-8-1, 10 pts.) –Dan Kennedy (GK), Mariano Trujillo, Michael Umana, Dario Delagdo, Alex Zotinca (Carlos Borja 46’), Marcelo Saragosa (Osael Romero 63’), Blair Gavin, Ben Zemanski, Michael Lahoud (Chukwudi Chijindu 75’), Maykel Galindo, Justin Braun

Substitutes Not Used: Kevin Guppy (GK), Gerson Mayen, Jose Macotelo, Jesus Padilla

Officials:

Referee: Terry Vaughn
Referee’s Assistants: Adam Wienckowski, Corey Rockwell
4th Referee: Landis Wiley

1 Comments For This Post

  1. USB 3G Says:

    Well, good news for me, thanks

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