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INSIDE THE 18: Red Bulls Look to Take Out Toronto at Red Bull Arena


In the penultimate match of the regular season, the New York Red Bulls are looking to keep their playoff streak alive as they take on Toronto FC at Red Bull Arena on Saturday for Fan Appreciation Night.

New York will see Carlos Coronel start in goal, with John Tolkin, Sean Nealis, Hassan Ndam and Kyle Duncan across the back line.

The Red Bulls are unbeaten in their last eight matches against Toronto FC, outscoring them, 14-4, in those matches. New York have won five-straight matches at Red Bull Arena against Toronto FC and have posted a 15-2-2 regular season mark at home against Toronto.

Luquinhas, Omir Fernandez, Frankie Amaya and Daniel Edelman look to control the midfield from the first whistle.

Luquinhas recorded his first career MLS multi-assist match in New York’s 2-1 win over FC Cincinnati on Wednesday. The Brazilian midfielder has recorded four assists this season and has seven in his MLS career. 

Tom Barlow and Elias Manoel start up top. Manoel scored last match in RBNY’s 2-1 victory over FC Cincinnati.

Head Coach Troy Lesesne will have Jorge Cabezas Hurtado, Cory Burke, Cameron Harper, Wiki Carmona, Peter Stroud, Dru Yearwood and Dylan Nealis available off the bench. Ryan Meara will be the backup goalkeeper.

Andrés Reyes missed the match due to yellow card accumulation, while Dante Vanzeir, Lewis Morgan and Serge Ngoma are sidelined with injuries.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV 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 in English and Spanish begins at 7:30 p.m. ET. Callum Williams will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Calen Carr on the English side, Oscar Salazar will have the play-by-play responsibilities alongside Carlos Suarez on the Spanish broadcast. New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 7 p.m. ET with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, 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.