HARRISON, N.J. (October 19, 2018) – New York Red Bulls II head to Charleston, South Carolina for a USL Cup Playoffs Quarterfinals match against the Charleston Battery on Saturday, October 20. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET and can be seen live on ESPN+.
Saturday marks a rematch of the 2017 quarterfinals, which resulted in a 4-0 win for the seventh seed NYRB II.
NYRB II enter the playoffs as the fifth seed in this year’s Eastern Conference, finishing the regular season six-games unbeaten and on a three-game winning streak.
In their previous three matchups, dating back to last year’s playoff, NYRB II has tallied 13 goals against Charleston.
The last time NYRB II lost in regulation in a playoff match was in 2015 in the USL Cup Semifinals against the Rochester Rhinos. NYRB II won the USL Cup title in 2016 and lost in the conference final to Louisville City FC in 2017 on PKs.
With a win on Saturday, NYRB II will move on to face the winner of the FC Cincinnati – Nashville SC match, with NYRB II traveling to Cincinnati with a win and hosting a playoff match if Nashville prevails.