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MATCH PREVIEW: New York Travels to Subaru Park for Round of 16 Matchup Against Philadelphia Union in Leagues Cup


New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia Union

2023 Leagues Cup Round of 16

Subaru Park – Chester, PA

August 8, 2023 – 8 p.m. ET

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The New York Red Bulls will head to Chester, Pennsylvania to battle Philadelphia Union on Monday, August 8 at Subaru Park. Kickoff is set for 8 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 8 p.m. ET. Steve Cangialosi will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Danny Higginbotham on the English side, Alejandro Figueredo will have the play-by-play responsibilities alongside Jamie Macias on the Spanish broadcast. New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 7:30 p.m. ET with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley.

This will be the 42nd overall meeting across all competitions between the New York and Philadelphia, with the Union holding the advantage in the series with a 17-16-8 mark. The Red Bulls have posted a 6-12-3 mark on the road against Philadelphia. New York are coming off a 1-0 win against New York City FC in the Round of 32, where the Red Bulls earned their eighth clean sheet of the season across all competitions. The Union are unbeaten in their last five matches across all competitions and are coming off a 0-0 draw against D.C. United in the Round of 32, before winning in penalties 5-4.

New York Red Bulls midfielder Omir Fernandez recorded his fifth goal across all competitions this season after scoring the game-winning goal against NYCFC on Thursday. Fernandez has scored three game-winning goals this season, which leads the club and has converted both penalty kicks he has attempted. Fernandez has recorded one goal and one assist in his career against Philadelphia.

Following Monday’s match, the winner of the matchup will move on to the quarterfinals of the 2023 Leagues Cup and go on to face Queretaro.

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