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NYRB II Heads to Belson Stadium on Saturday to Face off against New York City FC II

May 31, 2024 - MLS NEXT Pro (MLS NEXT Pro)
New York Red Bulls II News Release


HARRISON, N.J. - New York Red Bulls II (4-4-3, 17 pts.) head to Belson Stadium on Saturday, June 1 to face off against rivals New York City FC II (3-3-3, 13 pts.). Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. ET with coverage available on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.

New York are coming off their third-straight loss after dropping a 5-1 contest to Philadelphia Union II last Sunday. Midfielder Mohammed Sofo scored the lone goal of the match for New York and his first of the season, while forward Frank Ssebufu tallied his first assist of the season. Midfielder Ibrahim Kasule also got credited with an assist on the goal and now has tallied a goal contribution in four-straight matches.

New York City FC II come into the match on a three-match unbeaten streak after tying New England Revolution, 3-3, on Sunday, May 26. Red Bulls II defeated NYCFC II in the first MLS NEXT Pro meeting of the season between the two teams, with a 1-0 victory at Belson Stadium on April 10. In the all-time series, NYCFC II leads with a 3-2-0 mark across all competitions.

Kasule has recorded one goal and two assists in his career against NYCFC II, while Ssebufu recorded two goals in the three MLS NEXT Pro matches against New York City FC II last season.

Following Saturday's match, Red Bulls II hosts Toronto FC II on Sunday, June 9 at MSU Soccer Park. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. ET with coverage on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.


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