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FC Cincinnati hit the road for the only time in the month of August to take on the New York Red Bulls. Kickoff from Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey is set for Saturday, August 20 at 6 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised on WSTR 64, streamed regionally on, out of market on ESPN+, on radio on ESPN 1530 while an audio stream will be available via the iHeartRadio app.

Let’s break down this matchup, by the numbers.


The New York Red Bulls have the unfortunate distinction of holding a .417 home winning percentage in MLS, a percentage matched with Sporting Kansas City and Orlando City SC as the lowest such mark so far this season. The Red Bulls bring into Saturday a 3-5-4 home record.

That’s not to say it will be easy for the Orange and Blue to go to New Jersey and earn a result. Since 2010 the Red Bulls have won 123 MLS games at home, the second most in MLS behind Seattle (126).


Matt Miazga returns to face the New York Red Bulls, the club where the standout defender started his career. The Clifton, New Jersey native, an academy product of the Red Bulls, made his MLS debut at the age of 18 as a Homegrown Player for the Red Bulls.

From 2013-15, as part of two Supporters’ Shield winning squads, Miazga made 35 regular season appearances with the Red Bulls prior to heading abroad and joining Chelsea FC in 2016.


FC Cincinnati captain Luciano Acosta, should he start and captain FC Cincinnati, will become the first player in the club’s MLS history to captain the Orange and Blue in 50 games.


New York Red Bulls defender John Tolkien leads all MLS players in interceptions with 56 this season. The 20-year-old Homegrown Player has seen the second-most minutes among Red Bulls outfield players, having started and played in 24 games this year.


The New York Red Bulls scored twice early on Wednesday night, with Lewis Morgan’s 11th minute goal followed by John Tolkin’s finish in the 15th minute which led New York to a 2-1 road win at Atlanta United FC.

Since 2015, the Red Bulls are 100-21-26 when scoring the first goal. This season, they are 9-2-2, a .769 winning percentage.


Following their win over Atlanta on Wednesday, the Red Bulls have earned 349 career MLS wins, second in MLS history only behind LA Galaxy. It will be up to the Orange and Blue to prevent the 350th MLS win in Red Bulls history from happening on Saturday.


Some team has to lead the league in fouls, and the Red Bulls are that team. The Red Bulls have been whistled for 400 fouls committed this season, a mark that is 25 more than any other club (Philadelphia Union - 375).

By The Numbers is presented by CTI.