The New York Red Bulls will host FC Barcelona for a friendly on Saturday, July 30 at Red Bull Arena. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET with coverage on Red Bull TV, MSG, and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app and NewYorkRedBulls.com.
Get to know the matchup in By The Numbers:
12- Lewis Morgan scored his 12th goal of the season across all competitions on Wednesday. That is tied for fourth in MLS in combined goals across MLS league games and Open Cup matches.
2- New York and FC Barcelona have met twice before in 2006 and 2008. Both matches were played at Giants Stadium, and both resulted in Barcelona victories.
79,002- The 2006 friendly match at Giants Stadium drew 79,002 people. That total was only three fewer than the all-time record for a soccer game at the stadium. Ronaldinho scored twice in a 4-1 Barcelona win.
101- Soccer legend Thierry Henry combined for 101 goals in his 256 appearances for the New York Red Bulls and FC Barcelona. He also tallied 69 assists during his time with the two clubs.
50- The most high-profile signing of the summer for Barcelona is forward Robert Lewandowski. Across all competitions last season, Lewandowski scored 50 goals in 46 appearances.
26- Barcelona have won the Spanish championship 26 times in their illustrious club history. They have also been crowned the Spanish Cup winners 31 times, and the champions of Europe five times.
6- In their other friendly against an MLS club this summer, Barcelona scored six against Inter Miami. The six goals came from six different players, including new signing Raphina.