HARRISON, N.J. (August 24, 2018) - New York Red Bulls II (9-7-9, 36 points) travel to Charleston, South Carolina to face the Charleston Battery (11-4-10, 43 points) at MUSC Health Stadium on Saturday, August 25. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. and can be seen live on ESPN+.
NYRB II faces the Battery coming off a three-game homestand at MSU Soccer Park that included a win over Penn FC, a loss to Louisville City FC, and Tuesday’s draw to North Carolina FC. NYRB II, sitting seventh in the Eastern Conference Standings, are 0-4-7 when on the road but lead the league in goals (54) and shots taken (450).
The Battery, sitting fourth in the Eastern Conference Standings, head into Saturday’s game after seeing their 11-game unbeaten streak come to an end in last week’s visit to 2019 MLS expansion team FC Cincinnati, where they fell 3-0. The streak included six wins and five draws. When playing at home, the Battery are 8-1-3 and are led by Ataulla Guerra who has 12 goals this season.
Both sides previously faced off earlier this season with NYRB II taking the 5-2 victory at home thanks to goals from Ben Mines, Andrew Tinari, Brian White, and a brace from Amando Moreno.
Following Saturday’s game, NYRB II return to MSU Soccer Park to take on Ottawa Fury FC on Friday, August 31. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. and can be seen live on ESPN+.