The New York Red Bulls are set to host Autism Awareness Night when they take on Chicago Fire on Saturday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. (TV: MSG, STREAM: MSG GO, RADIO: New York Red Bulls Radio, Sirius XM channel 85).
Here are some numbers to know ahead of Saturday’s match:
2: Alex Muyl tallied his second-straight game-winning goal against Columbus. Muyl has already doubled the amount of game-winning goals by a Homegrown Player in the first eight games of 2017 than the previous two seasons. Connor Lade’s goal versus Orlando City was the only game-winning goal by a Homegrown Player last season.
5: For the first time in franchise history, five Homegrown Players made an appearance in the same match on Saturday against Columbus. Alex Muyl, Tyler Adams and Connor Lade started the match, and Sean Davis and Derrick Etienne Jr. came off the bench.
5-2-1: New York owns a 5-2-1 mark when it hosts Chicago at RBA. New York has outscored Chicago, 17-13, at Red Bull Arena, including three clean sheets and wins in the last two matches.
12: Sacha Kljestan tallied his fourth assist of 2017 and his 12th career game-winning assist versus Columbus. Kljestan surpassed Thierry Henry as the club’s all-time leader with 12 game-winning assists.
18: The Red Bulls have stretched their unbeaten streak at Red Bull Arena to 18 consecutive matches (15-0-3). During the stretch, the Red Bulls have tallied 12 clean sheets.