MLS returns to the fold with New York Derby this week as New York Red Bulls are set to clash with New York City FC at the Red Bull Arena. This is definitely one of the most awaited fixtures in the Eastern Conference on 23rd September 2021 at 03:00 EAT.
New York City head into this match on the back of 1-2 MLS triumph over FC Cincinnati. In that game, they had 57% possession, 13 shots with four of them on target. For New York City FC, and goals scored by Parks (37′) and Castellanos (60′). FC Cincinnati got 43% possession nine shots with three on target and a goal by Souza da Silva (4′).
New York Red Bulls prepares for this game following a huge 0-4 MLS win against Inter Miami in their previous fixture. In that match, they had 52% possession, 27 shots with nine of them on target and the goal scorers were Klimala (18′), Fernandez (31′) and Gomes Neto (65′, 89′). Inter Miami got 48% possession and only two shots with one of them on target.
The Red Bulls have lost more games than New York City in the last ten they played. NY RB lost or drew eight of the last ten games they played, while New York City won or drew six of the last ten games they played.
Four of the last five fixtures that New York City played ended with more than 2.5 total goals scored. Also, three of the last four that they played against the New York Red Bulls specifically ended the same way. For New York RB, two of the last three matches ended with over 2.5 total goals scored.
New York Red Bulls vs New York City FC head to head
Since 2015 these two teams have met 19 times; the Red Bulls won in 11 matches, New York City six matches and two draws have been recorded.
- New York City 5-2 New York 02/11/20
- New York 1-0 New York City 21/08/20
- New York City 2-1 New York 25/08/19
- New York 2-1 New York City 15/07/19
- New York City 1-1 New York 23/08/18
- Miami 0-4 New York
- Columbus 2-1 New York
- New York 1-1 DC United
- New York 0-1 Chicago
- New York 1-0 Columbus
- Cincinnati 1-2 New York City
- New York City 3-3 Dallas
- New England 2-1 New York City
- Nashville 3-1 New York City
- New York City 2-0 New England
New York Red Bulls team news
Aaron Long remains New York Red Bulls’ only injury concern.
New York City team news
Ronny Deila’s side heads into this match with a fully fit squad.
Prediction and odds
- New York City Win
- Goals over 2.5