Thierry Henry leads Red Bulls past Columbus Crew

New York Red Bulls' Jamison Olave (4) and
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New York Red Bulls' Jamison Olave (4) and Columbus Crew's Aaron Schoenfeld compete for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Harrison, N.J. The Red Bulls won 4-1. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)(Credit: AP / Julio Cortez)

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HARRISON, N.J. - Thierry Henry had three assists and the go-ahead goal Saturday night, leading the Red Bulls to a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Crew.

Henry scored in the 45th minute when he nonchalantly floated the ball just inside the far post. Crew goalkeeper Steve Clark was out of position after blocking Bradley Wright-Phillips' header, and then another shot was blocked by a defender.

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The Red Bulls (5-5-8) opened the scoring in the 17th minute when Henry set up an easy tap-in for Wright-Phillips' MLS-leading 15th goal of the season.

Columbus (4-6-8) answered in the 39th minute when Adam Bedell scored his first MLS goal.

Henry then teamed with Lloyd Sam on a give-and-go in the 56th minute, and set up Eric Alexander on a breakaway in the 91st minute.

The third assist gave Henry 37 for his career with the Red Bulls, moving him past Tab Ramos and Amado Guevara for the franchise lead.

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