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INSIDE THE 18: New York Prepped for Sunshine State Showdown with Orlando City


The New York Red Bulls will again pair up Dante Vanzeir and Lewis Morgan in hopes of extending their red-hot partnership on Saturday night in Florida against Orlando City SC.

Vanzeir assisted on all four goals in New York’s 4-0 victory, while Morgan scored three of the four goals for RBNY. Wiki Carmona, who scored the fourth goal, gets the start, alongside Dennis Gjengaar. 

Morgan currently is tied for first in goals scored in MLS with five. The Scottish winger has scored one goal and tallied two assists against Orlando in his MLS career.

Peter Stroud and Frankie Amaya look to lock down the defensive midfield.

Dylan Nealis, Sean Nealis, Andrés Reyes and Kyle Duncan start along the back line. Carlos Coronel is in goal.

This will be the 20th overall regular season meeting between New York and Orlando, with the Red Bulls holding the advantage in the series with a 9-8-2 mark.

Off the bench, Head Coach Sandro Schwarz will have Elias Manoel, Julian Hall, Roald Mitchell, Serge Ngoma, Ronald Donkor, Cameron Harper, John Tolkin and Noah Eile available. Ryan Meara will serve as the backup goalkeeper.

Emil Forsberg and Cory Burke will miss the match due to injury. Daniel Edelman is suspended due to his red card against Columbus Crew.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET with coverage on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV in English and Spanish and New York Red Bulls Radio in English via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app and

Coverage on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV begins at 7:30 p.m. ET. Neil Sika will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Lloyd Sam on the English side, while Sergio Ruiz will have the play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Walter Roque on the Spanish side. New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 7 p.m. ET with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Toyota, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley.

Red Bulls Radio

Red Bulls Radio

Listen to every match, live, on New York Red Bulls Radio! Veteran soccer play-by-play voice Matt Harmon will handle the broadcasts alongside former MetroStars and Red Bulls standout Steve Jolley providing color commentary.