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BY THE NUMBERS: A Numerical Guide to Red Bulls vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC

The New York Red Bulls take on the Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday, October 7 at Red Bull Arena.

Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. ET.

Here are some numbers to know ahead of this weekend’s matchup:

1: One more win for the New York Red Bulls will secure their spot in the 2017 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. With a victory against Vancouver, the Red Bulls will clinch sixth place in the Eastern Conference standings.

2: Bradley Wright-Phillips has scored goals in two out of three MLS matches against Vancouver. Wright-Phillips also scored the club’s lone goal against Vancouver in CONCACAF Champions League.

3: Saturday’s match marks the third matchup this year between the Red Bulls and Whitecaps. The clubs faced off in CONCACAF Champions League prior to the MLS regular season. The Red Bulls tied at home, 1-1, and fell on the road, 2-0.

4: Gonzalo Veron aims to extend his scoring streak to four games on Saturday after recording three goals in his last three games. The forward has five goals and three assists in the MLS regular season.

6: The Red Bulls are unbeaten in their last six MLS home matches. Since July, New York is 3-0-3 at Red Bull Arena, and have outscored their opponents, 16-6.

6-0-2: A fast start at home has led to positive results for New York, who are 6-0-2 when scoring first at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls are also 5-0-1 at home when leading at halftime, 2-0-4 when tied at halftime, and 1-2-0 when trailing at halftime.


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