Fresh off a handful of games with Venezuela, Cristian Cásseres Jr. is back with the New York Red Bulls and back in the Starting XI as they take on Orlando City SC on Saturday night.
Cásseres Jr. has started seven times for New York, tallying 612 minutes, before departing for international duty. He will be joined in the XI by his fellow Venezuelan, Wiki Carmona, making his second-straight MLS start. Sean Davis and Dru Yearwood will round out the midfield.
Fábio and Patryk Klimala will take the field for the starting whistle, while a back line of Kyle Duncan, Tom Edwards, Sean Nealis and John Tolkin complete the outfield players for New York.
Carlos Coronel will start in goal.
Head Coach Gerhard Struber will have seven players available off the bench, including goalkeeper Ryan Meara. Tom Barlow, Amro Tarek, Omir Fernandez, Cameron Harper, Jason Pendant and Frankie Amaya are all possible subs.
Danny Royer, Florian Valot, Andrew Gutman and Andrés Reyes are all out with various knocks. Caden Clark continues to work back from an appendectomy.
Kickoff at Exploria Stadium 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.
Coverage on MSG begins at 7:00 p.m. ET with the Red Bulls Pregame show. Steve Cangialosi will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Shep Messing and Michelle Gingras.
New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 6:30 p.m. EST with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley. Stefano Fusaro will carry the Spanish play-by-play responsibilities, beginning at 7:00 p.m. EST.