To close out the group stage in the MLS is Back Tournament, the New York Red Bulls (2-1-1, 7 pts) will once again play against FC Cincinnati (1-3-0, 3 pts) in the 2020 season. This match will be the last one in the MLS is Back Tournament to count toward the regular-season standings. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET this Wednesday.
Get to know the matchup in By The Numbers:
2: Kaku is two assists away from cracking New York’s top-10 all-time list.
6: In three matches played against FC Cincy, New York has outscored its opponent, 6-2 with four active players scoring against Cincy and four players each with two assists over the three-match span.
9: FC Cincinnati has conceded nine goals in the present 2020 season, the most by any team in the Eastern Conference.
11: On March 1st against FC Cincy, Danny Royer scored his 11th game-winning goal.
22: New York is 4-0-0 all-time on July 22. New York has earned wins over Miami Fusion, 4-2 (7/22/00), Kansas City Wizards, 1-0 (7/22/06), D.C. United, 1-0 (7/22/07), and Minnesota United, 0-3 (7/22/2017).