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Red Bulls Defeat New York City FC 1-0

October 17, 2021 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - New York Red Bulls News Release


The New York Red Bulls (11-11-7, 40 points) defeated New York City FC (11-11-7, 40 points), 1-0, on Sunday afternoon at Red Bull Arena.

The Red Bulls opened the scoring in the 3rd minute, when midfielder Sean Davis delivered a free kick to the New York City FC's post, which found the head of Andrés Reyes. Reyes headed the ball down and midfielder Cristian Cásseres, Jr. was there to tap the ball in to give the Red Bulls the early lead.

New York extended their unbeaten streak to seven matches for the first time since 2018, which ran from the September 16 to the beginning of the 2019 season.

The Red Bulls have recorded three-straight clean sheets and have not allowed a goal in their last 343 minutes of play, which is the fifth-longest streak in MLS this season.

With the victory, New York moved to 40 points on the season and is only one point shy of a spot in the 2021 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs.

Cásseres, Jr. scored his fifth goal of the season and his first since July 3 against Orlando City SC.

The Venezuelan international recorded his third game-winning goal of the year, which leads the team this season.

Cásseres, Jr.'s goal in the 3rd minute was the quickest goal scored by New York this season.

Reyes tallied his first career MLS assist and became the 15th Red Bulls player to record an assist this year.

Davis recorded his fourth assist of the season and the 23rd of his career. He is now just one assist shy from cracking the top 10 in franchise history in assists.

The Red Bulls earned their 10th New York Derby win all-time and are unbeaten in the last six New York Derby's at Red Bull Arena (4-0-2).

New York was unbeaten in all three New York Derby's this year and outscored NYCFC, 3-1, while earning two clean sheets.

Since 2015, New York is 89-19-23 when scoring the first goal of the match, including a 11-5-3 mark this season.

Goalkeeper Carlos Coronel earned his 11th shutout of the season and his seventh at Red Bull Arena. He has recorded a shutout in three-straight matches.

The Brazlian goalkeeper moved into a tie for second place in MLS in shutouts with eleven.

Coronel moved into a tie for second place with Luis Robles (2013, 2016) and Bouna Coundoul (2010) for shutouts in a single season in franchise history with 11.

Coronel's seventh shutouts at home is tied for the second-most in MLS this year.

Since August 4, New York has only allowed ten goals, which is the least amount allowed in MLS during that timespan.

Davis has played every minute of every match this season and is currently one of four MLS field players to appear in every minutes this year.

Since 2010, New York have won 119 matches and have earned 397 points at home, which are both the most in MLS.

Following Sunday's match, New York will travel to Lower.com Field for their final meeting with Columbus Crew SC on Saturday, October 23. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET on MSG, MSG GO, and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app and NewYorkRedBulls.com.

New York Red Bulls 1, New York City FC 0

2021 MLS Regular-Season Match 29

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 1 p.m. ET

Red Bull Arena | Harrison, N.J.

Box Score

Scoring Summary:

NY - Cristian Cásseres, Jr. 5 (Reyes, Davis) 3'

Misconduct Summary:

NY - Sean Nealis (caution, foul) 16'

NY - Sean Davis (caution, foul) 21'

NYC - Maxime Chant (caution, foul) 34'

NYC - Malte Amundsen (caution, foul) 82'

New York Red Bulls: Carlos Coronel; John Tolkin, Andrew Gutman, Sean Nealis, Andrés Reyes, Kyle Duncan, Sean Davis ©, Dru Yearwood (Youba Diarra, 84'), Cristian Cásseres, Jr., Omir Fernandez (Wiki Carmona, 56'), Fábio (Patryk Klimala, 64')

Unused Subs: Ryan Meara, Lucas Monzón, Frankie Amaya, Caden Clark, Tom Edwards, Daniel Royer

TOTAL SHOTS: 11; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 17; POSSESSION: 37.3%; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 2

New York City FC: Sean Johnson; Tayvon Gray (Andres Jasson, 68'), Maxime Chanot, Alexander Callens, Gudmundur Thorarinsoon (Malte Amundsen, 69'), James Sands, Keaton Parks, Jesus Medina (Thiago, HT), Maxi Moralez, Santiago Rodriguez (Heber, 68'), Valentin Castellanos

Unused Subs: Luis Barraza, Vuk Latinovich, Alfredo Morales, Gedion Zelalem, Tony Rocha

TOTAL SHOTS: 6; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 12; POSSESSION: 62.7%; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 1

Referee: Jair Marrufo

Assistant Referees: Frank Anderson, Ian Anderson

4th Official: Jon Freemon

VAR: Alex Chilowicz

AVAR: Kathryn Nesbitt

Attendance: 18,613


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