INSIDE THE 18: Red Bulls Ready for Western Conference Clash


The New York Red Bulls will face off against Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday afternoon from CenturyLink Field.

New York will have Bradley Wright-Phillips starting up top for the club, the team leader in scoring against the Sounders (4).

Daniel Royer, Kaku, Marc Rzatkowski lead the attack from the midfield, while Cristian Casseres Jr. and Sean Davis lock down the defensive side.

Across the back, Rece Buckmaster, Michael Amir Murillo, Aaron Long and Amro Tarek hold the line on defense.

Luis Robles starts in goal and captains the side.

Off the bench, Head Coach Chris Armas will have Kyle Duncan, Alex Muyl, Josh Sims, Omir Fernandez, Tim Parker and Tom Barlow available. Ryan Meara will serve as the backup goalkeeper.

Kemar Lawrence is suspended due to yellow card accumulation.

Parker, Duncan and Tarek are all suspended for a match with their next yellow card.

New York and Seattle have held serve at home during the all-time series, as the overall series sits even at
5-5-3. Neither team has picked up a point on the road since 2013.

New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 5 p.m. EST with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley.

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