The New York Red Bulls travel to Austin to take on Austin FC for the first time in club history on Sunday, July 24. Kickoff is set for 8:30 p.m. ET at Q2 Stadium with coverage on MSG, MSG GO, 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, presented by New Jersey Lottery:
1: This will be the first time that Austin and New York have faced off against each other. Austin FC, who had their inaugural season in 2021, are currently in second place in the Western Conference.
40: New York has played 40 previous matches in the state of Texas in their club history. In those games, the Red Bulls have a 15-15-10 record.
42: Austin leads MLS with 42 goals in 21 matches. They also lead the league with 48 assists. 39 of those 42 MLS league goals have come from inside the 18.
9: Nine different players have two or more MLS league goals for Austin this season. New York has six players on their roster with two or more so far this season.
1.28: New York has the best expected goals against total in MLS in road matches with a 1.28xGA total.
7: Austin FC are currently unbeaten in their last seven MLS matches, as well as nine of their last ten.
12: In their last four MLS matches, New York has only registered 12 total shots on goal.