HARRISON, N.J. (June 1, 2018) - New York Red Bulls II (4-2-5, 17 points) welcome MLS’ newly-announced 2019 expansion side, FC Cincinnati, (6-3-2, 20 points) to Red Bull Arena Saturday. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. ET and can be seen live on ESPN+.
Undefeated at home to start the season, NYRB II will look to keep it that way against one of the more successful road teams in league.
Cincinnati enters the match coming off a 2-0 home loss to Louisville City FC.
New York is 3-0-1 all-time against FCC, splitting results against them in 2017.
Saturday presents the final home match at Red Bull Arena for 2018 before NYBR II moves back to newly-renovated MSU Soccer Park on the campus of Montclair State University for their June 9th match.
NYRB II has outscored their opponents 17-5 in the second half of matches this season and at Red Bull Arena have scored four goals in the second half three times this season in wins over Charleston, Tampa Bay and Indy Eleven.
Following Saturday’s match, NYRB II will stay home and welcome Charlotte Independence to MSU Soccer Park on June 9 for a 7 p.m. ET kickoff.