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Just how good was Thierry Henry last night? Very, very good

Henry was, well, Henry last night...

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In a just world, Bradley Wright-Phillips would to make all the headlines in all of today's papers.

Unfortunately, it doesn't really work that way in New York and MLS, but Wright-Phillips' performance -- two goals, to help lead the New York Red Bulls back from a 1-0 deficit against Sporting Kansas City -- is well-worth the accolades.

What you might've missed is Thierry Henry's performance along the left wing.

The Red Bulls found out in the second half they could run riot over the left side, and while only one of the goals came from that wing, the Red Bulls generated several dangerous chances, with Henry toying with C.J. Sapong and Kevin Ellis during several long spells of dominance.

WhoScored.com gave Henry's performance, which included an assist on Wright-Phillips' first goal, an 8.3 rating overall, the best in the game. In possession? A 9.9. Henry would make 75 total passes, 54 of which were accurate, good for a 72 percent success rate. He'd take 741 touches.

The next best Red Bull? Overall was, naturally, Wright-Phillips, with an 8.0. In possession, it was Dax McCarty, with a 7.8.

As we noted earlier in the week, you wouldn't like Henry when he gets the whole "eye of the tiger" deal going. When Henry plays the way he plays last night, he can make things happen most MLS players are simply incapable of.

Have fun trying to figure out how to stop him, D.C. United.