INSIDE THE 18: Kemar Lawrence Starts MLS Match No. 100


Kemar Lawrence will hit the century mark for MLS starts on Saturday night at FC Cincinnati.

Lawrence, in his fifth year in the league, has logged 8,769 total minutes in 102 appearances coming into Saturday's match, he was named to MLS Best XI in 2018.

The Jamaican will start alongside Amro Tarek, Tim Parker and Michael Amir Murillo along the backline. Parker returns from suspension following a red card against Atlanta United FC.

Sean Davis and Cristian Casseres Jr. will start in the defensive midfield, with Andreas Ivan, Marc Rzatkowski and Alex Muyl leading the charge forward.

Tom Barlow will start up top, for his second MLS start.

Luis Robles will start in goal and wear the captain's armband.

Head Coach Chris Armas will have Connor Lade, Derrick Etienne Jr., Kaku, Sean Nealis, Omir Fernandez and Brian White available off the bench. Ryan Meara will serve as the backup goalkeeper.

Daniel Royer traveled, but will not dress, due to muscle tightness.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET with coverage on MSG, MSG Go, and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.

New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley. Ernesto Motta will carry the Spanish play-by-play, beginning at 7 p.m.

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