Bradley Wright-Phillips tallied his second goal of the season to salvage a tie for the Red Bulls (Photo courtesy of the Red Bulls)
ATLANTA — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two minutes into stoppage time to lift the Red Bulls into a 3-3 draw with Atlanta United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Sunday afternoon.
The result moved the Red Bulls to 8-7-4 and 38 points, Atlanta to 9-7-3 and 30 points.
The Red Bulls remained unbeaten against Atlanta in the regular season, owning a 4-0-2 mark.
Atlanta winger Justin Meram beat defender Kyle Duncan one-on-one and finished to the far post past goalkeeper Luis Robles for a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute.
New York responded with the equalizer in the 37th minute as Alex Muyl forced a turnover, swung his pass across the top of the 18-yard box for Marc Rzatkowski. Rzatkowski senthis pass to the left for Daniel Royer, who curled his shot past keeper Brad Guzan to the far post.
On the hour, the Red Bulls created another turnover and saw a tic-tac-toe of passes until Brian White finished to the near post for the go-ahead goal in the 60th minute
Atlanta’s Josef Martinez recorded a brace in a span of 12 minutes to give the home side a 3-2 lead in stoppage time.
Coming off the bench in the 77th minute, Wright-Phillips proved to key as he scored the equalizer two minutes into stoppage time to earn the road point.
Wright-Phillips scored his second goal of the season and first since March 16.
BWP recorded his 108th career MLS goal to move into a tie for seventh all-time with Jason Kreis .
Royer recorded a goal and assist to raise his league totals to five goals and six assists this year. The Austrian winger scored his 40th career goal as a Red Bull across all competitions.
White scored his third goal in the last four matches and raised his team lead in goals to six on the season.