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3 Thoughts: Red Bulls steal a point at Salt Lake

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The Red Bulls gave up a goal in the first 20 minutes, but got one back in the second half for a 1-1 draw.

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EDIT: Clarification added to "437 Minutes" to state "at Rio Tinto".

437 Minutes

When Thierry Henry took a shot in the 54th minute, it was the first time in 437 minutes that the Red Bulls actually recorded an official shot at Rio Tinto. That's 4.85 games without an official shot. Thankfully, we didn't have to wait another 437 minutes for the next one.

Thierry Henry

3 minutes after his first shot of the night, Henry took one from outside the box, and placed it right at the post, putting it past Nick Rimando. Not only did it tie the game at 1, but, according to OptaFish, it broken another long streak.

Lack of Subs

Again, why does Petke refuse to use his subs? He didn't use his first until the 79th minute (Ruben Bover for Eric Alexander), but by that point the Red Bulls were already dealing with pressure. His second was in the 90th minute (Peguy Luyindula for Henry) because of an injury. Why not put on some fresh bodies to help absorb the Real Salt Lake pressure?