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New York Red Bulls II Keep Clean Sheet, Advance to USL Cup Semifinals

October 20, 2018 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - New York Red Bulls II News Release

New York Red Bulls II advanced to the USL Cup Playoffs Semifinals for the third-straight season, eliminating the Charleston Battery from the USL Cup Playoffs in the Eastern Conferenc Quarterfinals with a 1-0 result, Saturday, at MUSC Health Stadium. The win extended their winning streak to four games, with three of those being on the road.

With Saturday's win, NYRB II advance to the USL Cup Playoffs Semifinals for the third-straight season.

New York Red Bulls II tallied the game-winning goal in the 21st minute off the foot of Tom Barlow. Barlow chested down a pass from Amando Moreno finished it in the top right corner, his ninth goal of the season and fourth in his last 45 minutes of play against the Battery dating back to August of 2018.

Evan Louro preserved his fourth clean sheet of the season making four saves.

NYRB II is one of the four teams who have qualified for the USL Cup Playoffs in every season since 2015 (Louisville City FC, Charleston Battery and Sacramento Republic).

NYRB II advance to the USL Eastern Conference Semifinals to face FC Cincinnati on Saturday, October 27 at 4 p.m. ET at Nippert Stadium. The matchup presents the two top-scoring offenses in the USL.


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