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Match Preview: Red Bulls and Montreal Complete Home-and-Home on Saturday


New York Red Bulls vs. Montreal Impact

MLS Regular Season Match 21

Red Bull Arena – Harrison, N.J.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. ET

MSG, MSG GO, New York Red Bulls Radio

#NYvMTL


Game Notes vs. Montreal

All-time series: New York leads 8-4-2

At Home vs. MTL: 7-0-0


HARRISON, N.J. (July 26, 2017) – Looking to remain perfect in the month of July, the New York Red Bulls (10-8-2) host the Montreal Impact (6-7-6) on Saturday at Red Bull Arena. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET with coverage on MSG, MSG GO and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.

Coverage of Saturday’s match on MSG begins at 7 p.m. with Honda Red Bulls Game Night. Steve Cangialosi will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Shep Messing and Tina Cervasio.

New York Red Bulls Radio gets underway with triHonda Countdown to Kickoff, hosted by Matt Harmon, at 6:30 p.m. ET. Harmon will have the English play-by-play responsibilities.

New York continued their torrid pace in the month of July, winning their third consecutive MLS regular-season match and fourth among all competitions. The Red Bulls have outscored their last four opponents, 12-3.

New York and Montreal will clash for just the 13th time in the regular season on Saturday. Both teams have defended their home turfs very well in the all-time series as New York owns a perfect 7-0-0 mark at Red Bull Arena, while Montreal is 4-1-2 at Olympic Stadium/Stade Saputo. New York has outscored Montreal, 21-7 in seven previous contests at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls have tallied two cleansheets against the Impact at home and have also recorded three matches of four goals or more.

Bradley Wright-Phillips and Sacha Kljestan continue to climb their respective MLS all-time lists in goals and assists as Wright-Phillips scored his tenth goal and Kljestan recorded his ninth assist, respectively, of the season against Minnesota. Wright-Phillips moved into a tie for 18th all-time in MLS regular-season goals and ranks third among active MLS players, while Kljestan sits 14th all-time in MLS regular-season assists with 76 and second among active MLS players.

Luis Robles added another franchise record to his name, as he became the franchise leader in minutes played among field players and goalkeepers at 14,400, surpassing former Red Bull Dax McCarty.

New York travels to Yankee Stadium to play NYCFC on Sunday, August 6. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. ET with coverage on FS1 and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.


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