New York Red Bulls and New York City can get on top of the Eastern Conference standings with a win in this game which is making this local derby even more interesting.
- New York Red Bulls vs New York City
- MLS – Round 21
- Date – 17/07/2022
- Starting time – 11.00 PM CET
- Venue: Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
New York Red Bulls Stats & Form
New York Red Bulls is having a pretty good season in the MLS as they are third in the Eastern Conference with 33 points, three shy of the leading Philadelphia Union. The Red Bulls have 9 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses with a 30-21 goal differential.
The Red Bulls have won 3 of the last 5 games in the MLS and are coming off a 1-1 draw in Cincinnati last weekend. Previously, they defeated Sporting Kansas City 1-0 and Atlanta United by 2-1. Their last loss was at the end of the month of June when they lost 2-0 against Los Angeles FC.
The Red Bulls are one of the worst home teams in the conference as they have won only 3 of 9 home games with 4 draws and 2 losses.
New York Red Bulls possible lineup: Carlos, Nealis, Harper, Long, Tolkin, Casseres, Amaya, Morgan, Fernandez, Luquinhas and Barlow
New York Red Bulls News
New York Red Bulls will have their full roster available for the game against New York City.
New York City Stats & Form
New York City is second in the Eastern Conference with 10 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses and a 38-21 goal differential. They have 35 points at the moment which is one less than the Philadelphia Union who are on top of the conference.
New York City is coming off back-to-back wins, 0-1 over FC Dallas and 4-2 against the New England Revolution. Previously, they shared the points with Atlanta United and Cincinnati and lost to Philadelphia Union.
New York City has 3 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws on the road with a 10-9 goal differential.
New York City possible lineup: Johnson, Acevedo, Martins, Callens, Gloster, Rodriguez, Moralez, Magno and Castellanos
New York City News
Anton Tinnerholm and Alexander Parks will not play for New York City.
New York Red Bulls vs New York City Head-to-Head Stats
The New York Red Bulls have won the last three games against New York City without conceding a goal.
Six of the last ten games between these two teams have ended under 2.5 goals.
New York Red Bulls vs New York City Betting Odds
New York Red Bulls is a slight favorite going into this game with the odds for their win are at 118 while the odds for New York City’s victory is at 215 while the draw is at 250.
The total goal margin is set at 2.5 with -127 to go over and 102 for under.
This game may have a big influence on how the final standings in the MLS Eastern Conference will look at the end of the season. The two teams are among the top three in the conference and if any of the teams wins, that will launch them towards the top of the conference.
New York Red Bulls defeated New York City by 3-0 in the US Open a couple of weeks ago which clearly shows the current form of both teams. New York City is a tough opponent who defends well but this time they will not be able to keep a clean sheet. The Red Bulls will start strong and push which will lead them to another win.