Ghanaian winger Sam scores in New York Red Bulls trouncing of Columbus Crew
By Akyereko Frimpong Manson
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English-born Ghanaian winger Lloyd Sam stole the show with a glistening display and scored a fabulous strike for New York Red Bulls in their 4-1 demolition of Columbus Crew on Sunday.
The former Charlton Athletics man scored from a Thierry Henry assist on the hour mark to register his second league goal of the season for the Reds.
Bradley Wright-Phillips and Henry had scored twice to put the title contenders 2-1 ahead before Sam cushioned the lead with a sensational finish.
Henry laid the ball for Sam who raced to picked it up and forced a powerful low drive past the Crew keeper to send the home fans at the Red Bull Arena into ecstatic cheers.