Match Preview

MATCH PREVIEW, pres. by Honda: New York Host FC Cincinnati in Game 2 of the Best-of-Three Round One Series on Saturday Night at Red Bull Arena

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New York Red Bulls vs. FC Cincinnati

Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs Round One – Game 2 | Red Bull Arena – Harrison, N.J.

November 4, 2023 – 7 p.m. ET | Apple TV MLS Season Pass, New York Red Bulls Radio


The New York Red Bulls (11-13-10, 43 pts.) host FC Cincinnati (20-5-9, 69 pts.) on Saturday, November 4 at Red Bull Arena in Game Two of Round One of the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs. Kickoff is set for 7 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 7 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 6:30 p.m. ET with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley.

The Red Bulls suffered a 3-0 loss to FC Cincinnati in Game 1 on Sunday at TQL Stadium. New York have posted a 2-3-3 mark against FC Cincinnati at home, including a 2-1 loss to Cincinnati on July 12 at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls have won back-to-back home matches, including their first playoff win since 2018. New York scored eight goals in those matches and have had four different goal scorers (Luquinhas, Tolkin, Barlow, and Manoel).

New York Red Bulls midfielder Luquinhas recorded his first career MLS multi-assist match against FC Cincinnati on October 4. The Brazilian midfielder has recorded four assists in the last month across all competitions, which is the most by a Red Bulls player in a single month this year. Luquinhas tallied two assists in New York’s 5-2 win against Charlotte FC and himself, John Tolkin, and Daniel Edelman became the first Red Bulls players to record multiple assists in a playoff match for New York since Thierry Henry in 2014.

Following Saturday’s match, pending result, New York will head back to TQL Stadium for Game 3 of the best-of-three Round One series on Saturday, November 11. Kickoff is set for 2 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