The New York Red Bulls take on Charlotte FC in the Round of 16 of the U.S. Open Cup at MSU Soccer Park on Wednesday, May 25. Kickoff is set for 8:00 p.m. ET with coverage on ESPN+ 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:
5: It has been five years since New York made it past the Round of 16 in the U.S. Open Cup. In 2017, the Red Bulls made it all the way to the final, where they eventually fell to Sporting Kansas City.
1: In each of their two USOC matches this season, New York has only allowed one shot on goal. The Red Bulls beat Hartford Athletic 2-1 in the third round of the competition, and then shut out D.C. United 3-0 in the fourth round.
19: In their last three matches, New York has only lead for 19 minutes.
1350: Sean Nealis is the only Red Bulls player to play all 1350 minutes across all competitions this season.
31: Charlotte forward Karol Swiderski, in his first season in MLS, leads the team with 31 total scoring attempts. He also leads the team in goals with four.
1: This will be the first time that the New York Red Bulls and Charlotte FC will face off against each other in any competition.
18: There will be 18 days between the USOC match against Charlotte and the first MLS league match between the two clubs on June 11 at Bank of America Stadium.