The New York Red Bulls (6-3-0, 18 pts) are heating up and take their three-match winning streak against Eastern Conference giant Atlanta United FC (8-2-1, 25 pts) on Sunday night at Mercedes Benz Stadium. Sunday’s nationally broadcast matchup is set for 7 p.m. ET with coverage on FS1, FOX Sports Go and New York Red Bulls Radio in English on TuneIn.
Get to know the matchup in By The Numbers, presented by the New Jersey Lottery:
0.27: The number of points-per-game that separate Atlanta (2.27) from the Red Bulls (2.00).
12: Both clubs have a +12 goal differential, with Atlanta holding through 11 matches, while New York has played nine matches.
2.56: The number of goals per game the Red Bulls have scored this season. Atlanta is second in the league at 2.27.
0: The number of times the Red Bulls have lost to Atlanta (1-0-1).
8: Atlanta's Josef Martinez leads MLS with eight goals in 2018, while Miguel Almiron and Bradley Wright-Phillips are tied for third with six each.
17: With six goals and and five assists, BWP has already notched 17 points in MLS play in 2018.
7: Kaku leads MLS with seven assists, including two game-winning assists.