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Charlotte Independence defeats New York Red Bulls 2-0

The Charlotte Independence won its third consecutuve game Sunday, pressuring the New York Red Bulls from the beginning en route to a 2-0 United Soccer League victory at Red Bull Arena.

Goalkeeper Cody Mizell had a couple of impressive saves and finished with seven to preserve the shutout for the Independence (4-2-0). Enzo Martinez and Patrick Slogic scored goals for Charlotte.

The Independence hosts FC Montreal (0-4-0) at 7 p.m. Saturday at Ramblewood Stadium