Match Preview: New York and New England Collide at Red Bull Arena on Saturday
HARRISON, N.J. - The New York Red Bulls (11-10-4, 37 pts) return to Red Bull Arena to host the New England Revolution (9-9-7, 34 pts) for an Eastern Conference matchup on Saturday. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. EST with coverage on MSG, MSG Go and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.
New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 6 p.m. ET with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley. Ernesto Motta will carry the Spanish play-by-play, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
New York and New England will meet in league play for the 74th time with the Revolution owning a slight edge, 31-27-15 all-time. The Red Bulls, however, are unbeaten against the Revs at Red Bull Arena, tallying a 9-0-1 mark and have outscored New England, 22-7 in the previous 10 matches at RBA.
New York will look to bounce back from Sunday's 4-2 loss at LAFC. The Red Bulls own a 5-2-2 mark in league play following a loss with a plus-six goal differential (16 GF, 10 GA). New York has responded with multi-goal performances in five of the nine matches following a loss.
Brian White continues his torrid scoring pace as he recorded his ninth league goal on Sunday against LAFC. White has found the back of the net in six of the last nine league matches and leads the team with nine goals. The Flemington, New Jersey native currently sits tied for 10th in the league in scoring and tied for first among American strikers with Jozy Altidore, Gyasi Zardes, CJ Sapong and Chris Wondolowski.
New York hits the road for back-to-back matches during Rivalry Week, beginning with D.C. United on Wednesday, August 21 at Red Bull Arena. Kickoff between New York and D.C. is slated for 8 p.m. EST with coverage on UniMas, Univision Deportes and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.
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