OTTAWA – Red Bulls II needed a victory to help keep their United Soccer League playoffs hopes alive.
Instead, they only earned a point, though it was on the road as NYRB registered a 2-2 draw with Ottawa Fury FC at TD Place Sunday.
The hosts struck in the 90th minute to snatch points against from Red Bulls II.
Ottawa opened the scoring in the 21st minute off a Steevan Dos Santos volley off a throw-in.
New York responded in the 32nd minute with a Florian Valot set-piece goal, his second of the year, to knot the game at 1-1.
NYRB II started the second half on the right foot pressuring Ottawa into conceding a number of New York chances in the offensive end.
The visitors capitalized on one in the 78th minute off a counterattack with Andrew Tinari putting his final touch past a diving goalkeeper Callum Irving to give New York a 2-1 lead. it was Tinari’s first professional career goal.
Deep into stoppage time, Ramon Del Campo equalized off an Evan Louro rebound to level the match.
New York returns home to take on Joe Cole and the Tampa Bay Rowdies at MSU Soccer Park Saturday at 4 p.m.
Valot 2 (Tinari) 32′, Tinari 1 (Valot) 79′
Dos Santos 21′, Del Campo 90+4′
Campbell 55′, Manesio 65′
Diaz; Kutler, Scarlett, Powder, Schmoll, Tinari (Zeiko Lewis, 93rd minute), Valot, Najem, Etienne, Jr. (Junior Flemmings, 88th minute), Duka (David Abidor, 85th
Irving; Del Campo, McEleney, Barden, Bruna, Dixon, Campbell, Manesio, Dos Santos, Haworth, Seoane