New York Red Bulls' Dru Yearwood issued red card after hitting fans with frustrated kick into stands

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New York Red Bulls midfielder Dru Yearwood found a way to make a 2-0 home loss even worse.

As the clock ticked down on a Philadelphia Union win over the Red Bulls, a visibly frustrated Yearwood forcefully kicked the ball away during a break in play. Unfortunately for Yearwood and everyone else involved, that ball went straight into the Red Bull Arena stands.

The ball appeared to glance off one fan, a child, then directly hit another fan, a young woman, in the face. Yearwood immediately ran into the stands to try to apologize, but was turned away by a person who was sitting with the female fan. The surrounding fans serenaded him with "a**hole" chants as he went back to the field.

The incident left Yearwood with a red card, the young woman with blood visibly dripping from her mouth and the child crying.

Two minutes later, the Union finished the 2-0 win to improve to an MLS-best 17-9-4.

The 22-year-old Yearwood, a native of Harlow, England, is in his third season with the Red Bulls, joining the team in 2020 after previous stints with Brentford and Southend United.

Receiving a red card means Yearwood will receive at least a one-game suspension, but we'll see if MLS opts to add anything onto that.

HARRISON, NJ - SEPTEMBER 03: Dru Yearwood #16 of New York Red Bulls gets a red card in the second half of the Major League Soccer match against New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena on September 3, 2022 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Ira L. Black - Corbis/Getty Images)
Dru Yearwood would probably like to have that kick back. (Photo by Ira L. Black - Corbis/Getty Images)