The New York Red Bulls take on Hartford Athletic in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup at Trinity Health Stadium on Wednesday, April 20. Kickoff is set for 7:00 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 Keys to the Game, presented by Honda:
The New York Red Bulls need to score goals. The team has been stuck in a bit of a rut after bagging seven goals in the first two games of the season.
The U.S. Open Cup could be coming in at the right time as RBNY look to change pace a bit and get back into putting balls in the back of the net.
Ryan Meara has notoriously seen his most minutes in the Open Cup, even helping the team make it all the way to the final in 2017.
Will the New York native start the match on the pitch on Wednesday evening in Connecticut? Stay tuned.
Coming off a match on Saturday and preparing for another on Sunday, New York could see some rotation on the Starting XI, and even the bench, in the Open Cup match vs. USL Championship's Hartford Athletic.