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Glesnes scores in 123rd, Philadelphia advances in playoffs

(AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Jakob Glesnes scored from distance in the 123rd minute and the Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday in the opening match of the MLS playoffs.

The goal helped Philadelphia beat the Red Bulls in the opening round for the second time in three years -- both in extra time.

Philadelphia (15-8-12), the No. 2 seed, was without midfielder Jamiro Monteiro and right back Olivier Mbaizo after being placed into the league's health and safety protocols.

New York (13-13-9), who earned the East's final playoff spot after closing the season with a 7-1-4 run, was making its 12th consecutive playoff appearance.

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Updated November 20, 2021

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