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New York Red Bulls, Toronto FC play to draw

New York Red Bulls' Bradley Wright-Phillips, right, celebrates

New York Red Bulls' Bradley Wright-Phillips, right, celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during first half of a Major League Soccer match against Toronto FC in Toronto, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Credit: AP / Chris Young

TORONTO — Jozy Altidore scored his second goal of the game in the 86th minute and Toronto FC tied the New York Red Bulls 3-3 on Sunday to wrap up a playoff spot.

Altidore took Michael Bradley’s pass and beat a defender, turning at the edge of the penalty box to fire the ball home. Altidore also scored in a free kick in the 68th minute to pull Toronto (13-8-8) within one. He has eight goals in his last nine games.

The Red Bulls (12-9-9) missed a chance to clinch a playoff spot, blowing 2-0 and 3-1 leads

Toronto is 7-1-2 in its last 10 games to take a two-point lead in the Eastern Conference to two points

Tthe Red Bulls extended their club-record unbeaten streak in league play to 12 games (5-0-7).

Bradley Wright-Phillips, scoring in his sixth straight game, upped his season goals total to 20 with a pair for New York. The Red Bulls also got an own goal from Toronto’s Steven Beitashour.

Bradley also scored for Toronto, which fell behind 2-0 after 31 minutes.


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