HARRISON, N.J. (September 1, 2016) - The New York Red Bulls have announced that the USL match on September 7 against Harrisburg City Islanders has been moved to Millersville University in Millersville, Pennsylvania. The match will be a home game for Harrisburg.
“In order to provide the highest quality field surface for both our USL and MLS teams as they hit the stretch runs of their seasons, we have agreed with Harrisburg to move our scheduled USL home match,” said NYRB II General Manager and Red Bull Arena VP of Operations Shaun Oliver. “With our MLS team already playing on the road this weekend, this break will allow the Red Bull Arena pitch to return to the standard that has come to be expected by both our players and opposing teams.”
NYRB II is 10-1-1 on the road this season, and is outscoring opponents 25-9 with six shutouts.
NYRB II sits in first place in the East, and has the best record overall in USL, at 17-3-5 with the most goals scored (48) and best goal differential (+30).
Red Bull Arena will host the regular season finale against FC Montreal on September 17, and any potential home playoff matches, as NYRB II clinched a berth in the 2016 USL Playoffs on August 19.