MatchDay: Red Bulls vs. Portland Timbers (8-19-12)



Red Bulls (12-7-5) vs. Timbers (5-12-6)
Sunday, Aug. 19
7 pm Eastern
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Listen on 93.1 FM (Spanish)


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After exacting revenge on the Houston Dynamo last Friday with a 2-0 victory, the Red Bulls complete a two-match home swing when they welcome in the Portland Timbers on Sunday for the teams’ only meeting of the season.

New York is unbeaten in two all-time matches against the Timbers. Last year the Red Bulls and Timbers played to a 3-3 tie in Portland, while New York took the return fixture in New York, 2-0.

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Interactive Zone
Come out early and head over to the free Red Bulls Interactive Zone. The Interactive Zone is located on Riverbend Drive directly in front of Red Bull Arena. It includes various soccer games and activities for kids of all ages and is open three hours prior to kick-off. Fans will be able to come and enjoy some food outside of the Arena. The Interactive Zone may be closed at times due to inclement weather.

Designated Driver Program
If you would like to sign up for the Designated Driver Program, go to the concourse level, Gate B.

AT&T Speed Zone
The AT&T Speed Zone will be located within the Interactive Zone on Riverbend Drive. This mobile marketing vehicle will feature a number of AT&T interactives including a scan-to-win prize section, tablet wall, mobile games and area. Also, don't miss the green screen and your chance to win fun prizes and giveaways.

Coors Light Cold Zone
The Coors Light Cold Zone is located on Riverbend Drive and is a great area for adult fans 21 years and older. Stop by for an ice cold beverage or to play fun-filled activities like cornhole and foosball. All fans must have a valid ID to enter. The Coors Light Cold Zone opens three hours prior to kick-off and closes 30 min prior to kick-off. The Coors Light Cold Zone may be closed at times due to inclement weather.

The Healthfirst NJ interactive experience takes place inside the Interactive Zone in front of the arena along Pete Higgins. Stop by Healthfirst NJ’s experience to play the Penalty Kick Soccer Shoot Out Challenge and receive a soccer cinch bag (based on availability). There will also be a face painter to get your face painted and show your Red Bulls team spirit.

NYRB Street Challenge presented by Prudential
Think you have what it takes to compete with the New York Red Bulls Street Team? Show us your skills! The newest challenge has launched and we want you to take a shot at it. The New York Red Bulls Street Team will be in the Interactive Zone along with our film crew, so you can submit your challenge video on site before the match kicks off. The winner of each skill/trick challenge will also have a chance to try-out to be a member of the 2013 New York Red Bulls Street Team! Check out the latest challenge and learn more at:

Continental Tire
Stop by the Continental Tire Area in the Interactive Zone and participate in the "Cornering Performance Challenge," where participants automatically walk away with a free New York Red Bulls/Continental Tire branded scarf. You can also enter in for a chance to win one NYRB team autographed soccer ball, get your picture taken with the NYRB shield, and walk away with other fun match day giveaways thanks to our friends at Continental Tire!

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GK - 88 Bill Gaudette D - 7 Roy Miller
D - 3 Heath Pearce
D - 5 Markus Holgersson
D - 16 Connor Lade
M - 20 Joel Lindpere
M - 17 Tim Cahill
M - 9 Sebastien Le Toux
M - 11 Dax McCarty
F - 14 Thierry Henry
F - 33 Kenny Cooper

(PS - We announce the official Starting XI 60 - 90 minutes before the match on Twitter and Facebook)
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GK - 24 Jeremy Vuolo
GK - 18 Ryan Meara
GK - 31 Luis Robles
D - 2 Wilman Conde
D - 4 Rafa Marquez
D - 12 Jonathan Borrajo
D - 15 Tyler Ruthven
D - 22 Stephen Keel
D - 25 Brandon Barklage
D - 8 Jan Gunnar Solli

M - 6 Teemu Tainio
M - 10 Lloyd Sam*
M - 44 Victor Palsson

F - 21 Corey Hertzog**
F - 27 Jhonny Arteaga
F - 99 Jose Angulo

* Unavailable
** On Loan
(PS - We announce the official Starting XI 60 - 90 minutes before the match on Twitter and Facebook)

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