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Major League Soccer – Match-day 40: New York Red Bulls v New York

New York Red Bulls vs. New York

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Red Bulls at home against NYC – Sunday – 8:00pm GMT – Red Bull Arena.

Red Bulls, currently struggling in ninth place, will face the challenge of a visiting, fifth placed NYC.

It’s 34 points so far for New York Red Bulls this season, going into this fixture

Red Bulls will take a huge positive from their recent 0-1 win against Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium.

Red Bulls keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four matches is astonishing this season. With 34 points, they currently sit ninth in the League.

Playing at home, Red Bulls have won six meetings, drawn five games, and lost three fixtures.

A win in this fixture would take New York Red Bulls’s points to 37 in the League.

With the Major League Soccer season well into its stride, New York have managed to gain 40 points

NYC’s next opponents will smell blood if they begin the next match with all guns blazing. Whilst it’s understandable that they may want to do this, after their recent 0-0 draw at Nashville SC and previous loss to Chicago Fire, The Pigeons must get a positive result and keep defensively solid.

NYC need to get out of the losing habit, with four recorded in the last seven fixtures. With 40 points, they are established in fifth in the League.

NYC’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Red Bulls. In the 14 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three matches, drawn four meetings, and lost seven games.

Victory for New York would take their points tally to 43 so far this season.

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

Red Bulls and NYC have faced each other 18 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Red Bulls’s favour (9 – 6). Also, Red Bull Arena has proven to be something of a fortress for Red Bulls, where they have won all last four meetings. In their most recent meeting of this fixture Metro delivered a 0-1 away win.

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