Longtime French national team star Thierry Henry scored his first goal since April 28 to break a scoreless tie in the 71st minute and give the New York Red Bulls a 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night. The win lifts the Red Bulls to 10-5-5 overall, which is second in the Eastern Conference. With the loss, the Fire drop to 9-7-4 overall, fourth in the East.
New York rookie Connor Lade pushed the ball up field to Sabastian Le Toux, who made a cross-field pass to Henry. The star beat Fire goalie Sean Johnson.
Chicago faces Aston Villa at Toyota Park on Saturday night in an international friendly against the English Premier League team.