Red Bulls play to tie with Atlas

Updated: March 9, 2011, 12:55 AM ET
Associated Press

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Rafael Marquez converted a penalty kick in the 89th minute to give the New York Red Bulls a 1-1 draw against top-level Mexican club Atlas in an exhibition match Tuesday night at the University of Phoenix Stadium.

Atlas had taken a 1-0 lead when Edgar Pacheco scored from just inside the goal box on a shot deflected off a defender in the 78th minute.

The game was the final preseason match for New York, which opens the MLS season on March 19 at home against Seattle.

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