The New York Red Bulls return to Red Bull Arena for their first MLS home match in nearly one month against the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. ET (TV: MSG, STREAM: MSG GO, RADIO: New York Red Bulls Radio on Tunein).
Here are some numbers to know ahead of Wednesday’s clash.
2.3: Per Opta, the Red Bulls have averaged 2.3 goals in their previous seven home outings against the San Jose Earthquakes. New York is 5-0-2 during that stretch.
3-0-2: New York has never lost a regular season match at Red Bull Arena against San Jose, totaling a 3-0-2 record. The club is 9-4-6 all time in home games versus the Quakes.
6: Entering Wednesday’s game, Bradley Wright-Phillips (4) and Daniel Royer (2) have combined for six goals in the Red Bulls’ previous six games in all competitions. BWP has scored in back-to-back games for the Red Bulls and hopes to extend the streak to three against the Quakes.
5-1-1: Per Opta, the Red Bulls are 5-1-1 this season when scoring first. San Jose has won five out of eight games in which they’ve struck first, with a 5-3-0 record.
27: Bradley Wright-Phillips and Chris Wondolowski, co-owners of MLS’ single-season scoring record with 27 goals, will face off for just the fourth time on Wednesday. Wondolowski tied Ray Lassiter’s MLS record with 27 goals in 2012, and BWP tied the mark in 2014.