New York Red Bulls vs. FC Cincinnati
Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs Round One – Game One
TQL Stadium – Cincinnati, OH
October 29, 2023 – 8 p.m. ET
Apple TV MLS Season Pass, New York Red Bulls Radio
The New York Red Bulls (11-13-10, 43 pts.) battles FC Cincinnati (20-5-9, 69 pts.) on Sunday, October 29 at TQL Stadium in Game One of Round One of the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV, FS1, FOX Deportes, TSN and New York Red Bulls Radio in English via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app, and NewYorkRedBulls.com.
Coverage on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV in English and Spanish begins at 8 p.m. ET. Kevin Egan will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Kyndra De St. Aubin 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 second time in franchise history that New York have battled FC Cincinnati in the MLS Cup Playoffs, with Cincinnati winning the first meeting in 2022. The Red Bulls are coming off a 5-2 win against Charlotte FC in the Wild Card match. The five goals are the most goals scored in a playoff match in franchise history. New York are unbeaten in their last four road matches, including three-straight road victories. The Red Bulls defeated FC Cincinnati, 2-1, on October 4 at TQL Stadium, where midfielder Frankie Amaya scored against his former club.
New York Red Bulls forward Elias Manoel scored a hat-trick in New York’s 5-2 win over Charlotte and became the first Red Bulls player in franchise history to record a hat-trick in a playoff match. Manoel also became the sixth player in MLS Cup playoffs history to record a hat trick and the first since Jordan Morris on October 19, 2019. The Brazilian forward scored the game-winning goal against FC Cincinnati in their 2-1 win on October 4.
Following Sunday’s match, New York will welcome FC Cincinnati for Game Two of the best-of-three series in Round One of the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs at Red Bull Arena on Saturday, November 4. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET with coverage on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV and New York Red Bulls Radio in English via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app, and NewYorkRedBulls.com.