The New York Red Bulls (2-1-2, 7 pts) return to Red Bull Arena to host NYCFC (1-4-0, 3 pts) in another edition of the New York Derby. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET this Thursday.
Get to know the matchup in By The Numbers:
3: Based on the past 16 results of this rivalry, this Derby averages 3 goals per game. There has never been a scoreless draw finish.
3: Of the seven league games held at Red Bull Arena, RBNY won five, three of them shutouts.
5: Danny Royer has scored five times against NYCFC across all competitions. He’s currently tied in second place with David Villa in the all-time scoring table. The lead still belongs to Bradley Wright-Phillips with 12 goals.
7: Of the 14 league meetings, the Red Bulls have won seven, while the Cityzens have won five.
28: The Red Bulls will be playing a competitive match for the first time in over 28 days. To be exact it will have been 28 days, 21 hours and six minutes since the final whistle of the FC Cincinnati match in Orlando.