Know Your Opponent | New York Red Bulls

Know Your Opponent | New York Red Bulls

The Lions return home Saturday to face the New York Red Bulls at 4:30 pm ET with a shot to extend their unbeaten streak to nine games. Here is what you need to know about our opponents: 

Key Transactions and Player News 

Red Bulls started the month of September making headlines as they dismissed Head Coach Chris Armas. Bradley Carnell has since taken over as Interim Head Coach. The other big news has been the signing of Caden Clark from Red Bulls II. The 17-year-old has two goals in two appearances. 

The big additions on the roster for 2020 have been Josh Sims (loan from Southampton), David Jensen (from FC Utrecht), Mandela Egbo (from SV Darmstadt 98), Dru Yearwood (from Brentford) and Samuel Tetteh (from Red Bull Salzburg).

Notable departures have been Goalkeeper Luis Robles, forward Bradley Wright-Phillips and defender Kemar Lawrence.

You can view New York Red Bulls' full roster here

Injury Report: Patrick Seagrist (groin injury) is listed as out while Omir Fernandez (hamstring injury) and Ben Mines (groin injury) are questionable.

Team Form 

Red Bulls currently sit in 7th place in the Eastern Conference on 24 points. The Jersey side are 2-2-1 in their last five matches with wins over Montreal and Atlanta.   


City and Red Bulls split the 2019 season series with a win each. Both games ended 1-0 in tightly contested affairs. The Lions have won the only meeting so far in 2020 3-1. 

Rasmussen College Fact

The Lions claimed a 1-0 win last season at Red Bull Arena off a goal from Sacha Kljestan. 


September 11, 2020: Major League Soccer has announced the 2020 regular season schedule through the end of September. From September 18-27, each MLS club will compete in three regular season matches. Additional 2020 MLS regular season matches will be announced pending further developments regarding travel protocols. Attendance at matches will be determined in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.