The New York Red Bulls won their third straight game Sunday with a 3-2 win over D.C. United at Red Bull Arena. Brandon Barklage scored twice in the first half to give the Red Bulls a 2-1 lead heading into the locker room that they held throughout the second half.
D.C. United took a 1-0 lead in the first minute of the game on a Chris Pontius header to the top right corner of the net. Barklage responded in the 20th minute by putting a Joel Lindpere cross into the center of the goal. He scored again in the 45th minute with a right-footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner of the net.
Jan Gunnar Solli put the Red Bulls up 3-1 with another shot to the bottom left of the net. Pontius scored his second goal of the night in the 66th minute.