Bradley Wright-Phillips gave the New York Red Bulls a 1-0 lead in the 37th minute of play with an impressive header in front of the net to beat New York City FC goalkeeper Sean Johnson. That was Bradley Wright-Phillips' 16th goal of this Major League Soccer season. Things got worse for New York City FC in the 40th minute. Eloi Amagat was given a red card for a controversial slide, and that resulted in New York City FC playing a man down. New York City FC's superstar, David Villa, scored a goal in the 52nd minute to tie the game, 1-1.