The New York Red Bulls striker scored a double as his side defeated New York City 2-1 in the first NY derby at the Red Bull Arena on Sunday.
Former Manchester City, Southampton and Charlton Athletic ace Wright-Phillips netted in the fourth and 52nd minutes as the Red Bulls overcame the sending off of Matt Miazga with ten minutes remaining in the first half to see off the challenge of City.
Wright-Phillips took his season tally to five goals which has him sitting on 33 for the Red Bulls - fifth on the club's all-time leading scorer chart.
2015 MLS Player of the Week
Week 10: Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls) Week 9: Obafemi Martins (Seattle Sounders) Week 8: Ethan Finlay (Columbus Crew) Week 7: Fabian Castillo (FC Dallas) Week 6: Jaime Penedo (LA Galaxy) Week 5: Shaun Maloney (Chicago Fire) Week 4: Kelyn Rowe (New England Revolution) Week 3: Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls) Week 2: David Villa (New York City FC) Week 1: Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC)
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