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New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC


2020 MLS Regular Season Match 6
Red Bull Arena – Harrison, N.J.
Thursday, August 20, 2020 – 7 p.m. ET
MSG, MSG Go, New York Red Bulls Radio
#RBNYvNYC



Game Notes vs. NYCFC

All-Time Series: Red Bulls lead, 7-5-2


At Red Bull Arena: Red Bulls lead, 5-1-1




HARRISON, N.J. (August 18, 2020) – The continuation of league play opens up with the sixth edition of the New York Derby between the New York Red Bulls (2-2-1, 7 pts) and New York City FC (1-4-0, 3 pts) on Thursday at Red Bull Arena. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. with coverage on MSG, MSG Go and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.


Coverage on MSG begins at 6:30 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 6 p.m. EST with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon. Ernesto Motta will carry the Spanish play-by-play responsibilities, beginning at 6:30 p.m. EST.




The Red Bulls and New York City FC will meet for the sixth edition of the New York Derby on Thursday. RBNY has taken the season series three of the previous five, having only lost one series in 2017. With the departure of Bradley Wright-Phillips, who owns the record for most goals against NYCFC at 12, Austrian midfielder Daniel Royer currently has the most goals across all competitions for the Red Bulls against NYCFC at five (3 MLS/2 Open Cup).


The Red Bulls return to Red Bull Arena for just the second time in 2020 and first time since the season opener against FC Cincinnati on March 1. It has been 173 days or 4,152 hours or 249,120 minutes or 14,947,200 seconds since the Red Bulls have played at RBA. The Red Bulls continue to hold the best home record in MLS, with most home wins and points since 2010 with a 108-27-34 mark and 358 points.


New York will hit the road for back-to-back matches, beginning with the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday, August 25 at Subaru Park. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. with coverage on MSG, MSG Go and New York Red Bulls Radio.

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