The 2013 MLS Supportersâ€™ Shield winners lost 4-1 at BC Place in the 2014 first kick on Saturday with Kenny Miller on target twice, and debutants Sebastian Fernandez and Pedro Morales also finding the back of the net.
Wright-Phillips, who scored a late consolation for New York, admitted it was a poor way to begin the season and implored the side to swiftly recoil when they host Colorado Rapids this weekend.
â€śWe have to bounce back, donâ€™t we? We have to correct our mistakes and bounce back.
â€śI didnâ€™t think they were any better than us. It was our mistakes that cost the goals.â€ť
New York will next meet the Rapids at Red Bull Arena on Saturday in the Denver clubâ€™s first fixture of the 2014 campaign.
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