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FC Cincinnati Weekly Update: September 7, 2020

September 7, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Cincinnati News Release

CINCINNATI - FC Cincinnati are preparing for their upcoming match against New York City FC at Red Bull Arena on Saturday, Sept. 12. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised on WSTR 64, carried on the radio on WDJO (99.5 FM, 107.9 FM and 1480 AM), streamed regionally on fccincinnati.com/stream, out of market on ESPN+, while an audio stream will be available at TuneIn (WDJO) and fccincinnati.com.

FC Cincinnati (2-5-3, 9 pts.) enter the week following a 3-0 loss to Columbus Crew SC (7-1-2, 23 pts.) on Sunday, Sept. 6. Defender Kendall Waston made his 150th career MLS regular-season appearance in the match.

New York City FC (4-5-1, 13 pts.) open the week after playing D.C. United (2-4-4, 10 pts.) to a scoreless draw on Sunday, Sept. 6. NYCFC are currently in the midst of a four-match unbeaten run.

Head coach Jaap Stam and a to be determined player will be available to preview the upcoming match against New York City FC via a video conference call on Thursday. The call will be webinar-style call, and recordings in both video and audio formats will be distributed for use shortly after conclusion of the call. Registration information is available below.

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Waston makes 150th career MLS regular-season appearance

Defender Kendall Waston made his 150th career MLS appearance in FC Cincinnati's match at Columbus Crew SC on Sunday, Sept. 6 ... FC Cincinnati's captain has made 10 appearances, all starts, for the Orange and Blue this season and has twice been named to the MLS Team of the Week ... 35 of Waston's 150 regular-season appearances have come with FC Cincinnati

FCC post second 250-minute shutout streak of season

FC Cincinnati ensured their second shutout streak of more than 250 minutes at Columbus ... the Orange and Blue played 255 MLS regular-season minutes from Aug. 25 through Sept. 6 without conceding a goal, until Crew SC's Pedro Santos tallied in the 52nd minute ... the Orange and Blue played 302 consecutive minutes without conceding a goal from July 16 through Aug. 21

Amaya to miss match at NYCFC

FCC midfielder Frankie Amaya will be unavailable for selection in FCC's match at New York City FC on Sept. 12 due to yellow-card accumulation ... Amaya registered his fifth yellow card of the season for a foul in the 39th minute at Columbus ... the midfielder is FC Cincinnati's first player to be unavailable for a match this season because of yellow-card accumulation


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