Red Bulls play to 2-2 tie with Seattle Sounders

Joel Lindpere (20) of the New York Red Joel Lindpere (20) of the New York Red Bulls battles for control of the ball against Andy Rose (25) of the Seattle Sounders at Red Bull Arena. (July 15, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

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HARRISON, N.J. — Fredy Montero came off the bench in the second half to score his fifth goal of the season, giving the Seattle Sounders a 2-2 tie with the New York Red Bulls on Sunday.

In the 67th minute, Montero took a feed from Brad Evans and pushed it past goalkeeper Bill Gaudette, who was making his debut after being acquired from the Los Angeles Galaxy on Friday.

Alvaro Fernandez scored in the 16th minute to give Seattle (8-5-7) an early 1-0 lead.

Sebastien Le Toux, also making his debut with the Red Bulls after coming over in a trade Friday with Vancouver, tied the game later in the first half. Joel Lindpere gave the Red Bulls (9-5-5) a brief lead in in the 61st minute with his third goal of the season.

The Red Bulls remained unbeaten at home at 5-0-3.

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