Omid Fernandez celebrates his goal. (Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports)
HARRISON, N.J. — During a 25-minute span in the second half, the Red Bulls were unstoppable as former head coach Mike Petke made his return with Real Salt Lake Saturday night.
They struck for all their goals in a 4-0 triumph over Real Salt Lake at Red Bull Arena.
The win lifted the Red Bulls (24 points) to 7-5-3 while RSL (19) fell to 6-8-1.
Only a minute after a Marcelo Silva own goal gave the Red Bulls a 1-0 lead in the 58th minute, Daniel Royer doubled the advantage with a goal of his own. Kaku and Sean Davis received assists.
Right back Michael Murillo made it 3-0 in the 64th minute minute before Omid Fernandez closed out the scoring the scoring in the 83rd minute.