Instead, it turned out to be a clear and definitive statement game that drew a line in the sand between Sporting KC and everybody else. Despite the importance of the match, a mere 10,286 were in attendance to watch New York get picked apart by a superior Kansas City side. The defense was turned inside out. The offense sputtered for a second straight game against Sporting. The midfield lacked creativity.
All in all, it was a mess.
Rather than going the normal route with our Five Lessons Learned, I decided early yesterday morning to turn the lessons over to the supporters of the Red Bulls. Fans across Twitter gave their insight on the Red Bulls woes … and that in itself is worth the read.
Check out what the Red Bull Nation is saying on this weeks Five Lessons Learned: