The New York Red Bulls (5-2-4, 19 pts.) return to Red Bull Arena for a midweek match against the Chicago Fire (2-5-4, 10 pts.) on Wednesday, May 18. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET 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.

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Get to know the matchup in By The Numbers, presented by New Jersey Lottery:


6 - Luquinhas has had an instant impact for New York since his first start. In his eight starts, he has a goal or an assist in six of them. He also has a scoring attempt in nine of his eleven appearances in his Red Bulls career.

2 - Cameron Harper has an assist in New York’s last two matches. He registered his first assist for the Red Bulls in their 3-0 U.S. Open Cup victory against D.C. United. He then followed it up straight away with an assist for Luquinhas’ equalizer against Philadelphia, which was his first career MLS assist.

26 - The Red Bulls defense has only allowed more than one goal in a match once in their last 26 matches across all competitions.

11 - Since keeping five clean sheets in their first seven matches, the defense has turned into a weak spot for Chicago. In their last four matches, the Fire have conceded 11 goals, including two to the Red Bulls in New York’s 2-1 win on April 30. All four of those matches have resulted in losses for Chicago.

8 - Chicago also has the lowest goal total in the league with only eight goals scored in 11 matches. They have only scored more than one goal in a match once this season.

5 - Chicago’s 18-year old goalkeeper Gaga Slonina Is tied for second in the league with five clean sheets.

0 - After Nashville’s registered their first home win against Real Salt Lake on May 8, New York became the only team in the league to not have a win at home this season. The Red Bulls have an 0-2-3 record at Red Bull Arena so far in 2022.