Wright-Phillips ends NY Red Bulls road woes at Philadelphia

CHESTER, Pa. -- Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two late goals and the New York Red Bulls beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Sunday.

Philadelphia played a man down after Derrick Jones was given a straight red card for a foul on Felipe Martins in the 53rd minute, but the Union held firm untilWright-Phillips broke through in the 87th minute.

Wright-Phillips scored from a sliding one-touch shot off a cross from Kemar Lawrence to give the Red Bulls a 1-0 lead. It was New York's first road goal since Wright-Phillips scored in the 13th minute of a 4-1 loss at Houston on April 1, snapping a drought of more than 520 minutes.

He added his eighth of the season in the second minute of stoppage time for his 77th career MLS goal, passing Steve Ralston for 19th place in MLS history.

Luis Robles had three saves, including a diving, one-handed stop of a rocket by Chris Pontius from point-blank range in the 22nd minute, and recorded his first clean sheet since a 2-0 win over Columbus on April 22.

The Red Bulls pulled back into playoff position in fifth place, while Philadelphia, losers of three in a row, stayed 10th in the Eastern Conference.

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