New York Red Bulls II will host Memphis 901 FC on Wednesday, August 3, at MSU Soccer Park. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. ET with coverage available on ESPN+.
Busy Month Ahead – New York will kick off a six-match August slate with a match against Memphis 901 FC on August 3. It marks the highest match total for a single month this season and will include four home matches. The club is also in the middle of a four-match homestand, running from July 31 to August 12.
Strong Opponent – Red Bulls II will welcome in Memphis 901 FC, a club that currently sits fourth in the Eastern Conference. The club has not dropped consecutive matches this season and has earned a result in four of its last six matches. Defensively, they have allowed the fourth-fewest goals in USL Championship this season.
O’Vonte’s Strong First Year – O’Vonte Mullings has started the last 12 matches for New York, the longest current streak on the team. He has played 1,070 of a possible 1,080 minutes during that span. For the season, he is the team leader in both minutes and assists.
Last Time Out
New York fell to New Mexico United, 2-1, on Sunday, July 31 at MSU Soccer Park. Steven Sserwadda scored his first career USL Championship goal in the second half. Giannis Nikopolidis made four saves, including a stop on a penalty kick in second half stoppage time.
Memphis and the Indy Eleven played to a 1-1 draw on Saturday, July 23, at Michael A. Carroll Stadium. Phillip Goodrum scored his 12th goal of the season in the match.
4 – Giannis Nikopolidis has started the last four matches in net for New York, tying AJ Marcucci for the longest stretch for a Red Bulls II goalkeeper this season.
12 – Phillip Goodrum’s 12 goals are tied for third in USL Championship this season, only behind Orange County’s Milan Iloski (16) and Oakland’s Óttar Magnús Karlsson (15).
18 – During the New York Red Bulls’ friendly against FC Barcelona on Saturday, July 30, 18 players appeared for the club that have at one point saw time with Red Bulls II.