New York Red Bulls vs. Chicago Fire FC | 2021 MLS Regular Season Match 17
Soldier Field – Chicago, IL | Sunday, August 8, 2021 – 6 p.m. ET
MSG, MSG Go, New York Red Bulls Radio | #CHIvRBNY
All-Time Series: Chicago leads, 28-20-13
At Chicago: Chicago leads, 16-5-10
HARRISON, N.J. (August 7, 2021) –The New York Red Bulls (5-7-4, 19 points) begin a two-match road trip on Sunday, starting with Chicago Fire FC (3-9-5, 14 points). Kickoff at Soldier Field is set for 6 p.m. ET with coverage on MSG, MSG Go and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app and NewYorkRedBulls.com.
Coverage on MSG begins at 5:30 p.m. ET with the Red Bulls Pregame show. Steve Cangialosi will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Shep Messing and Michelle Gingras.
New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 5 p.m. EST with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley. Stefano Fusaro will carry the Spanish play-by-play responsibilities, beginning at 5:30 p.m. EST.
This will be the first of two meetings this month between New York and Chicago. The two clubs have met one time this season, which was on May 1 at Red Bull Arena. New York won, 2-0, with forward Fábio recording his first two assists of the season and the Red Bulls first multi-assist match this year. Chicago Fire FC are currently on a two-match unbeaten streak after grabbing two draws against Philadelphia Union on August 1 and New York City FC on August 4.
In the first meeting between New York and Chicago, goalkeeper Carlos Coronel recorded his first shutout of the season. He now has tallied five shutouts this season, most recently on August 4 against FC Cincinnati at Red Bull Arena. In eight road matches this year, Coronel has made 27 saves, which ranks tied for sixth in MLS.
Following Sunday’s match, New York will head up North to take on CF Montreal on Sunday, August 14 at Saputo Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on MSG and MSG GO and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app and NewYorkRedBulls.com.