[U.S. OPEN CUP] Rookie Conor Chinn scored twice to give the New York Red Bulls a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union Tuesday night in the preliminary round of the a U.S. Open Cup, their second 2-1 win over the MLS expansion team in four days.
On Chinn’s first goal in the 16th minute, his initial shot was stopped by Chris Seitz but he picked up the rebound and knocked it in.
On the second goal four minutes from halftime, Luke Sassano flung a low pass into the near post that was bundled in by Chinn.
Frenchman Sebastien Le Toux scored the Union's lone goal in the second half.
Juan Agudelo became the first Red Bull Academy product to play in an official first-team game, starting up front. In addition, rookies Austin da Luz (Wake Forest) and Irving Garcia (UC Irvine) made their professional debuts, coming on as second-half substitutes.
April 27 in Harrison, N.J.
New York 2 Philadelphia 1. Goals: Chinn 16, Chinn (Sassano, Ubiparipovic) 41; Le Toux 1 (Arrieta) 68.
New York -- Sutton, Borman, Mendes (Albright 46), Boyens, Sassano, Nielsen (da Luz 58), Tchani, Stammler, Ubiparipovic (Garcia 83), Agudelo (Wolyniec 64), Chinn.
Philadelphia -- Seitz, Salinas, Orozco, Califf, Stahl (Arrieta 46), Torres (Moreno 46), Jacobson, Okugo, Zimmerman (Miglioranzi 46), Mwanga, McInerney (Le Toux 64).
Referee: Andrew Chapin.