On Saturday, May 29th, the New York Red Bulls were back at home looking to get back in the win column against Orlando City SC. While the Red Bulls are historically strong at Red Bull Arena, they were facing a red-hot Orlando team that were undefeated through the first six games of the season. In the end, New York’s strong home form and suffocating press handed Orlando their first defeat of the season with a 2-1 final score.
This week we will look at how the Red Bulls were able to effectively press high up the field and pin Orlando back into their half. Have a look at the game highlights here and note when and where on the field New York frequently won the ball. Then have a crack at the questions below.
Answers at the bottom of the page!