Rapids Over Red Bulls 4-1

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) – Sanna Nyassi scored two of his three goals in the first half to lead the Colorado Rapids to a 4-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night.

It was Nyassi’s first three goals of the year and only the seventh time a Rapids player had scored three times in a game. Wells Thompson added a goal for Colorado (7-6-9).

The Rapids needed a scoring lift as leading scorer Conor Casey earlier in the day had surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon. Casey, the last Rapids to have a three-goal game, is expected to be sidelined for at least eight months.

Thierry Henry scored his 10th goal of the year for New York (6-5-11), who had been blanked in its previous two games.

The Red Bulls are winless, 0-2-7 in their last nine road games.

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