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Red Bulls win 1-0 and keep hopes for clinching best record alive

Head Coach Chris Armas of New York Red

Head Coach Chris Armas of New York Red Bulls claps after the Hudson River Derby match between New York City FC and New York Red Bulls at Yankee Stadium on July 8, 2018. Credit: Corbis via Getty Images/Ira L. Black - Corbis

CHESTER, Pa. — Alejandro Romero Gamarra scored on a second-half penalty kick, Luis Robles had his 13th shutout and the New York Red Bulls beat the Philadelphia Union 1-0 on Sunday to stay in contention for the Supporters' Shield with one game to play.

A Red Bulls corner kick resulted in a handball by Alejandro Bedoya after a video review, setting up Gamarra for his sixth goal.

The Red Bulls (21-7-5), winners of four straight and unbeaten in five, go into the last game next weekend one point behind Atlanta for the best record in the regular season.

Philadelphia (15-13-5), which had three wins during a four-match unbeaten streak, was hoping to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with wins in its last two games.

Robels made two saves as the Union only put two of 14 shots on target.

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