New York Red Bulls have endured a tough season and no-one have felt this as much as the fans.
The inconsistency of the Red Bulls' season so far has left them feeling frustrated with the set up at the club, with some blaming the manager's tactics and others feeling that the problem is further up.
The Red Bulls, however, are now on a run of unbeaten games and with a 4-1 win over Columbus Crew just over their shoulder, things are beginning to look up at Red Bull arena.
Thierry Henry led the side with an inspiring performance, creating three of the four goals while scoring the Red Bulls second of the game himself. The Frenchman has often been criticised this season for underperforming and many believe his influence on a game is fading as he grows older, but Henry showed that he still has something to offer in terms of playing in a 'no.10' position and providing rather than scoring.
Currently you cannot go a gameweek in the MLS without mentioning Bradley Wright-Philips, who is topping the goalscoring charts. His MLS career started slowly with some stuttering performances last season but this season Wright-Phillips has been a persistent threat for the Red Bulls and no doubt the first name on the teamsheet.
The likes of Tim Cahill - who himself came back from a successful World Cup campaign on a personal level - have also helped the club improve in recent weeks, with his workmanlike performances.
The return of Dax McCarty will be another major addition to the squad as he is a player who, when on form, can offer defensive stability.
The unsung hero so far for the Red Bulls, however, would have to be Luis Robles. Without the goalkeeping heroics of Robles, the club would be worse off in the Eastern Conference as he continues to perform at a world-class level each week.
The South Ward and those who follow the Red Bulls hope that the club will now start picking up more win rather than draws. With the transfer window reaching the halfway mark in the MLS season, the fans will also be hoping that the third designated player spot will be filled by someone of a world-class caliber that can continue their push for the play-offs.
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