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Know Your Opponent: New York Red Bulls

October 18, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Orlando City SC News Release

The Lions return home Saturday to face the New York Red Bulls at 4:30 pm ET with a shot to extend their unbeaten streak to nine games. Here is what you need to know about our opponents:

Key Transactions and Player News

Red Bulls started the month of September making headlines as they dismissed Head Coach Chris Armas. Bradley Carnell has since taken over as Interim Head Coach. The other big news has been the signing of Caden Clark from Red Bulls II. The 17-year-old has two goals in two appearances.

The big additions on the roster for 2020 have been Josh Sims (loan from Southampton), David Jensen (from FC Utrecht), Mandela Egbo (from SV Darmstadt 98), Dru Yearwood (from Brentford) and Samuel Tetteh (from Red Bull Salzburg).

Notable departures have been Goalkeeper Luis Robles, forward Bradley Wright-Phillips and defender Kemar Lawrence.

You can view New York Red Bulls' full roster here.

Injury Report: Patrick Seagrist (groin injury) is listed as out while Omir Fernandez (hamstring injury) and Ben Mines (groin injury) are questionable.

Team Form

Red Bulls currently sit in 7th place in the Eastern Conference on 24 points. The Jersey side are 2-2-1 in their last five matches with wins over Montreal and Atlanta.


City and Red Bulls split the 2019 season series with a win each. Both games ended 1-0 in tightly contested affairs. The Lions have won the only meeting so far in 2020 3-1.

Rasmussen College Fact

The Lions claimed a 1-0 win last season at Red Bull Arena off a goal from Sacha Kljestan.

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