Posted May 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
The New York Red Bulls have won a season-high four straight as they head to a place that has been a house of horrors for over a decade for them. The Red Bulls are winless in their last 19 games at Gillette Stadium, and could be without Thierry Henry in Saturday night's matchup with the low-scoring New England Revolution. New York (6-4-2) has recovered from a poor start, with superstars Henry and Tim Cahill scoring three goals apiece during this run that began with a 4-1 home victory over New England (2-4-3) on April 20. Henry, however, has never played at Gillette Stadium since he dislikes playing on artificial turf. The 35-year-old forward also played nearly the entire match last Saturday at Columbus and again Wednesday at home against Montreal, so he may need to be rested. Henry, who has scored in all three previous meetings with the Revolution, said he would discuss his availability with coach Mike Petke. "I've got to speak with Mike," Henry told the Red Bulls' official website. "I've never played there, so we'll see how it is." New York has been outscored 43-20 during a 0-13-6 slide at New England since a 2-0 victory June 29, 2002. The Red Bulls will also likely be without forward Peguy Luyindula, who hurt his left hamstring in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over the Impact. If Henry and Luyindula are out, New York's remaining healthy strikers are Fabian Espindola, Andre Akpan and 17-year-old Amando Moreno. Espindola has three goals while the other two have logged a combined 11 minutes. The 33-year-old Cahill could shift from midfield to forward, but he's also played 90 minutes twice in the last week and ranks sixth in MLS among outfield players with 916 minutes. Henry's effect on New York was evident Wednesday as he scored both goals, including one on a spectacular bicycle kick. "That's why he is on the field,'' Petke said. "It just takes a moment of magic from him, and he had two tonight.'' The Revolution have been strong defensively, although half of the goals they have conceded came in the first meeting with the Red Bulls. It's the other end that's the problem with five goals from nine games, making them the league's second-lowest scoring team. New England fell 2-1 at home to Real Salt Lake on Wednesday despite taking the lead in the 51st minute on Ryan Guy's first 2013 goal. Saer Sene had his penalty kick in stoppage time saved after coach Jay Heaps had already substituted the club's usual penalty kick specialist, Lee Nguyen. Now the Revolution must bounce back as they try to avenge their worst loss of the season. "There are going to be some tired legs," Guy said. "I don't know if there were any injuries, we might've been lucky tonight but, more than anything it's another chance for us to get three points which we desperately need now." The Revolution won't have former Red Bulls striker Juan Agudelo available. Agudelo, acquired Tuesday from Chivas USA, is still recovering from a hamstring injury.

Thierry Henry Scores Bicycle-Kick Goal, Proves He Still Has Magic Touch (Video)

There’s a reason Thierry Henry is the highest-paid player in Major League Soccer. He can do things like this. Henry scored both goals in the New York Red Bulls’ 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Wednesday night, but it was his second that is grabbing headlines around the world. The veteran forward netted in the 88th minute using a bicycle-kick. He had his back to the impact...

Thierry Henry Scores Bicycle Kick Game-Winner

Thierry Henry is still doing magician type things with his feet. The Gunners’ legend, now with the New York Red Bulls, scored two goals on Wednesday night with one being a real gem. With the Red Bulls already up 1-0 in the 88th minute Henry was on the receiving end of corner kick which he finished as only he can. The old man has still got it. [MLS] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Red Bulls 2, Impact 1

Thierry Henry scored on a spectacular bicycle kick in the 88th minute for his second goal of the game and the New York Red Bulls won their fourth in a row with a 2-1 decision over the Montreal Impact on Wednesday night. Marco Di Vaio scored for Montreal in the 90th minute and almost tied the game a minute later, hitting both goalposts on one shot. However, Henry's fifth goal...

Let's admire Thierry Henry's bicycle kick goal

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Thierry Henry's dazzling bicycle kick gives Red Bulls a win

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Red Bulls' Thierry Henry Scores Goal of the Year (Or Maybe Decade)

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Henry steals the show for Red Bulls

New York Red Bulls 2, Montreal 1 Sometime after he retires, Thierry Henry of the New York Red Bulls may look back on his spectacular bicycle kick against the Montreal Impact and say it was one of the best goals of his long career. After the Red Bulls' 2-1 win Wednesday night, Henry was more concerned that his team almost blew a 2-0 lead in the closing minutes with him sitting...

Release of Major League Soccer Salaries This Week is Further Evidence Americans Aren’t Very Good

MLS released its annual “our lives are better than yours” player salary figures. And with David Beckham finally off the books, we have a new reigning king in the penthouse. It’s Thierry Henry. The Frenchman pulls in a whopping $4.35 million a year, narrowly topping Robbie Keane’s $4.33 mill. As you pore over the list below, you’ll find the true winner in all of this: Landon...
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