The New York Red Bulls host New York City FC in the final New York Derby of the season on Friday, August 25 at 7 p.m. ET (TV: ESPN, STREAM: Watch ESPN, RADIO: New York Red Bulls Radio on Tunein).
As Friday’s match nears, here are some numbers to know ahead of the derby.
0: Through eight MLS matches, the New York Derby has never ended in a draw. The Red Bulls are 5-3-0 in MLS matches against NYCFC.
1-2-0: New York will have a chance to tie the season series in all competitions with a win against NYCFC on Friday. With a 1-0 victory in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the Red Bulls are 1-2-0 overall versus NYCFC this year.
10: Bradley Wright-Phillips has scored 10 goals in eight MLS games against NYCFC, his largest goal tally against any MLS club. Wright-Phillips has scored 14 MLS goals this season.
20-10: The Red Bulls have outscored NYCFC, 20-10, through eight MLS meetings. In their previous encounter, both teams took 16 shots (32 total), and combined for 17 shots on goal.
79: Sacha Kljestan’s 79 career MLS assists ranks as No. 13 in MLS’ regular-season all-time records. With a helper on Friday, Kljestan will tie Mauricio Cienfuegos and Chris Henderson for No. 11 on the list. The captain has 10 career assists against NYCFC.