Major League Soccer – Match-day 27 Sees New York Red Bulls take on Columbus Crew

New York Red Bulls vs. Columbus Crew

Photo Credit: AP

Red Bulls at home against Columbus – Thursday – 3:00am GMT – Red Bull Arena.

Currently sitting in eighth place, Columbus will travel to Red Bulls, who are three places lower in the League and sit in eleventh place.

It’s 19 points so far for New York Red Bulls this season, going into this meeting

Is this to be the game where Red Bulls to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Montréal and Chicago Fire.

Suffering four losses in five fixtures is a terrible run of form for any club, Gerhard Struber’s Red Bulls will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. Their position is eleventh in the League, and they have 19 points having won five matches, drawn four games, and lost nine meetings.

Red Bulls have won four games, drawn two meetings, and lost two matches of their eight League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture, would take New York Red Bulls’s points from 19 to 22, so far this season.

Columbus Crew have 24 points to their name, going into this tie

Caleb Porter will not wish to see his side lose three matches in a row, so they will doubtless go into this match, determined to change their recent, disappointing run of form.

With an unfortunate Columbus that has not managed to win in their last League so far, Caleb Porter’s men form is worryingly poor. They should solve their trend if they don’t want to occupy the lasts places in the League Table. They currently stand eighth in the League, with 24 points having won six matches, drawn six meetings, and lost seven fixtures.

Columbus’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Red Bulls. In the 10 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two fixtures, drawn three games, and lost five fixtures.

Victory for Columbus Crew would take their points tally to 27 so far this season.

New York Red Bulls v Columbus Crew – Head-to-Head.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Columbus with a greater number of wins. In the last 78 meetings, they have enjoyed 34 victories, to Red Bulls’s 32 victories. In addition, Columbus have won twelve out of 20 games when visiting Red Bulls. In their most recent meeting of this fixture Columbus Crew secured a 3-2 home winWith the statistics of both teams we expect an electric match with goals in both squads. That is the certain possibility, with a 59.88% of both teams scoring in this first round of the Major League Soccer.

Red Bulls to win – odds are 55.87 percent in favour.

Performance Report

For Red Bulls, has netted
in 18 League matches this Major League Soccer Season, while contributed with
in 19 League fixtures this campaign for Columbus.

*All photo credit on the site belongs to ap*