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Daniel Royer scores twice, Red Bulls tie Whitecaps 2-2

Daniel Royer scored his second goal of the game in the 90th minute to give the New York Red Bulls a 2-2 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.

With New York (15-6-3) playing a man down, Tyler Adams set up the tying goal with a free kick into the box. Royer beat a couple of defenders and chipped the ball past goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic. Royer opened the scoring in the fifth minute.

The Red Bulls played a man short after Michael Murillo was given his second yellow card in the 84th minute.

Vancouver Whitecaps' Kendall Waston, back, gets his head on the ball behind New York Red Bulls' Tim Parker during the second half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Defender Kendall Waston scored twice on headers for Vancouver (9-9-7). The Whitecaps are battling Real Salt Lake and the Seattle Sounders for a spot in the Major League Soccer playoffs.

Waston scored in the 42nd and 60th minutes to put Vancouver ahead.

New York Red Bulls' Michael Amir Murillo, left, tackles Vancouver Whitecaps' Alphonso Davies during the second half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Referee Joseph Dickerson, right, displays a red card to New York Red Bulls' Michael Amir Murillo, center, after he received a second yellow card as Vancouver Whitecaps' Nicolas Mezquida, left, watches during the second half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

New York Red Bulls' Daniel Royer, left, and Tim Parker celebrate Royer's second goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the second half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Vancouver Whitecaps' Aaron Maund, from left, Brek Shea, Kendall Waston, center, Brett Levis and Alphonso Davies celebrate Waston's second goal against the New York Red Bulls during the second half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Vancouver Whitecaps' Kendall Waston, back, and Brett Levis celebrate Waston's second goal against the New York Red Bulls during the second half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Vancouver Whitecaps' Efrain Juarez, front left, kicks the ball past New York Red Bulls' Tyler Adams during the first half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)

Vancouver Whitecaps' Kendall Waston (4) celebrates his goal against the New York Red Bulls as Felipe Martins (8), Yordy Reyna (29) and Alphonso Davies (67) run to join him during the first half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl DyckThe Canadian Press via AP)