Connor Lade scored in the 38th minute as the New York Red Bulls beat expansion FC Cincinnati 1-0 on Saturday night to snap a five-game winless streak.
Daniel Royer trapped Brian White's header pass and flicked it off his back heel to the charging Lade for a blast into the upper left corner.
Luis Robles had his first shutout of the season and 64th overall to help New York (2-4-2) win for the 100th time at Red Bull Arena.
FC Cincinnati (2-5-2) was shut out for the third straight game, extending its scoreless drought to 341 minutes.
Darren Mattocks and Roland Lamah had shots crash off the post and Kendall Waston had a header bounce over the top of the crossbar in the second half.