By The Numbers 5.5.18

BY THE NUMBERS, pres. by NJ Lottery: New York Derby

The New York Red Bulls (4-3-0, 12 pts) return home to face NYCFC (6-1-2, 20 pts) on Saturday at Red Bull Arena. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. ET with coverage on ESPN, ESPN+ and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish on TuneIn.

Learn more about this matchup in By The Numbers, presented by the NJ Lottery:

4: All red, all day Saturday as NYCFC comes to town. In the four league matches where the brand new all red kit is worn; the Red Bulls maintain a perfect 4-0-0 record. Good omen.

5: In the nine MLS regular season New York Derbies, New York Red Bulls have taken five wins from the rivalry with the most popular of those coming on May 21, 2016 with the Red Bulls emerging victorious at Yankee Stadium by a 7-0 scoreline.

7: New York Red Bulls possess a +7 GD on the season. Another good sign or just coincidence?

10: BWP is always up for a good derby match and brings some of his best performances when he sees blue on the opposite side of the pitch. In Derby matches against New York City, BWP has found the back of the net ten times, his most against any MLS opponent.

130: Two of the league premier goalscorers of the past three season face off Saturday in Bradley Wright-Phillips and David Villa. Both have combined for a total of 130 goals since 2015.


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