Match Preview

MATCH PREVIEW, pres. by Honda: New York Battles Nashville SC on MLS Decision Day at GEODIS Park 


New York Red Bulls vs. Nashville SC

2023 MLS Regular Season Match 34 | GEODIS Park – Nashville, TN

October 21, 2023 – 6 p.m. ET | Apple TV MLS Season Pass, New York Red Bulls Radio


The New York Red Bulls (10-13-10, 40 pts.) battles Nashville SC (13-10-10, 49 pts.) on Saturday, October 21 at GEODIS Park for MLS Decision Day. Kickoff is set for 6 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 6 p.m. ET. Tony Husband will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Ross Smith on the English side, Ramses Sandoval will have the play-by-play responsibilities alongside Walter Roque on the Spanish broadcast. New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 5:30 p.m. ET with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley.

This will be the fourth overall regular season meeting between Nashville and the Red Bulls, with New York holding the advantage in the series with a 1-0-2 mark. The Red Bulls have only played in Nashville one time in club history, which was on MLS Decision Day in 2021, where they claimed a 1-1 draw. New York will look to qualify for the postseason for the 14th consecutive year with a result against Nashville SC on Saturday. Nashville SC most recently defeated New England Revolution, 3-2, on October 14 to win their first home game since July 15.

New York Red Bulls forward Elias Manoel recorded three assists in New York’s 3-0 win over Toronto FC on Saturday, October 7. He became the 11th Red Bulls player to record three assists in a single match and was the third New York player this season to record a multi-assist match. Manoel has now tallied four goals and five assists across all competitions this season.

The Red Bulls defense recorded its 11th clean sheet of the season across all competitions in New York’s latest match. New York Red Bulls goalkeeper Carlos Coronel has now recorded eight MLS clean sheets, which ranks tied for seventh in MLS this year. Coronel has posted a 1-0-2 mark against Nashville SC in his career and has recorded two career clean sheets against the club.