New York Red Bulls vs. Toronto FC
2020 MLS Regular Season Match 18
Rentschler Field – Hartford, Conn.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 – 7:30 p.m. ET
MSG, MSG GO, New York Red Bulls Radio
Game Notes vs. Toronto FC
All-Time Series: New York leads, 16-9-7
At Toronto: TFC leads, 7-4-5
HARRISON, N.J. (October 12, 2020) –The New York Red Bulls (7-8-2, 23 pts) wraps up their two-match road trip against Eastern Conference leader Toronto FC (11-2-4, 37 pts) at Rentschler Field on the campus of the University of Connecticut. Wednesday’s match is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET with coverage on MSG and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn in English and Spanish.
Coverage on MSG begins at 7 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 6:30 p.m. EST with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley. Ernesto Motta will carry the Spanish play-by-play responsibilities, beginning at 7 p.m.
Wednesday’s match will be the 33rd MLS regular-season game between New York and Toronto FC, with the Red Bulls owning a 16-9-7 advantage. TFC owns a slight edge as the home team at 7-4-5. New York has won three of the last four meetings against Toronto with three clean sheets and outscoring TFC, 6-3.
17-year-old Caden Clark signed his MLS contract a few hours prior to make his first MLS start and subsequently scoring his first MLS goal in the 47th minute against Atlanta United on Saturday. Clark is the fifth youngest player in MLS history to score on his MLS debut. The previous fifth youngest was Ben Mines, who was 17 year, 301 days when he scored against Portland in March of 2018. He became the third-youngest goal scorer in franchise history at 17 years, 136 days, behind Eddie Gaven (16 years, 253 days) and Jozy Altidore (16 years, 314 days).
Ryan Meara returned to the starting goalkeeper role following a five-match hiatus as he recovered from his hip injury. Meara posted his second cleansheet of 2020 and his sixth career MLS regular-season shutout. The Yonkers native sits seventh in MLS with a .750 save percentage (minimum seven starts), per Opta, and has allowed just one goal or less in 19 of 30 MLS regular-season matches.
New York heads back to Red Bull Arena as they face Orlando City on Sunday Sunday's kickoff is set for 7 p.m. with coverage on MSG and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish.