New York Red Bulls vs. FC Cincinnati | 2023 U.S. Open Cup Round of 16
Red Bull Arena – Harrison, N.J. | May 23, 2023 – 7:30 p.m. ET
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The New York Red Bulls (3-4-7, 16 pts.) host FC Cincinnati (9-1-3, 30 pts.) in the Round of 16 of the 2023 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday, May 23 at Red Bull Arena. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET on Bleacher Report YouTube and New York Red Bulls Radio in English via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app, and NewYorkRedBulls.com.
Coverage on Bleacher Report YouTube will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET. Mike Watts will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Devon Kerr on the English side. New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 7 p.m. ET with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley.
This will be the 11th overall meeting between New York and Cincinnati, with the Red Bulls holding the advantage with a 4-3-3 mark. New York have posted a 1-1-3 record in their last five matches against FC Cincinnati across all competitions. Since 2010, the Red Bulls have recorded a 12-1-2 mark in U.S. Open Cup play at home, including a 10-0-2 record at Red Bull Arena.
The Red Bulls are currently on a four-match unbeaten streak across all competitions and have posted three-straight victories at home. New York has only allowed 37 shots on goal in 14 matches played this season, which is the lowest in MLS. The Red Bulls also lead MLS in aerial duels won (332) and recoveries (946).
Defender Andres Reyes scored the first goal in New York’s 2-1 win against CF Montreal on Saturday, May 20 at Red Bull Arena. Reyes scored his second MLS goal of the season and the fourth of his career. His two MLS goals ranks tied for third among active MLS defenders this season. Reyes leads MLS in interceptions with 38, second in recoveries with 111, and third in aerial duels won with 65.
Following Tuesday’s match, New York heads on a two-match road stand, beginning with a battle against Seattle Sounders FC on Saturday, May 27 at Lumen Field. Kickoff is set for 10:30 p.m. ET with coverage on New York Red Bulls Radio in English via Tune In, the New York Red Bulls app, and NewYorkRedBulls.com.
Red Bulls Radio
Listen to every match, live, on New York Red Bulls Radio! Veteran soccer play-by-play voice Matt Harmon will handle the broadcasts alongside former MetroStars and Red Bulls standout Steve Jolley providing color commentary.