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New York Red Bulls U-23s tie Ocean City Nor'easters, 1-1, in PDL 2017

Just the second time this season that RBNY U-23s have dropped points in PDL.

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New York Red Bulls U-23s are guaranteed a spot in the PDL 2017 playoffs after Week 10 of the league's regular season. After tying Ocean City Nor'easters, 1-1, at Carey Stadium on July 9, the U-23s are in a two-horse race for the Mid Atlantic Division title. RBNY currently tops the table with 31 points from 12 games; Reading United - the only team to beat the Red Bulls U-23s in PDL so far this season - has 30 points from the 12 games it has played to date. Both sides have two games left to play.

At Carey Stadium, the U-23s opened the scoring in the 32nd minute. Zach Knudson scored his 11th goal of the season, assisted by Christopher Lema.

The score stayed 1-0 until the 75th minute, when Ocean City's Ismael Noumansana found an equalizer for the home team.

RBNY held on for the draw.

The team is next in action on Wednesday, July 12, against FA Euro New York at the Red Bull Training Facility. Kick off is at 7:30 pm; admission is free.