HARRISON, N.J. – As the regular season winds down, Red Bulls II find themselves in another must-win situation.
The United Soccer League side, which has a five-game unbeaten streak, will meet Toronto FC II at BMO Field after Toronto FC plays the San Jose Earthquakes in a Major League Soccer encounter Saturday.
Red Bulls II (10-11-5, 35 points), which is in seventh place in the Eastern Conference while Toronto II, which is in 15th place, is 5-15-7 with 22 points.
NYRB II enter Saturday’s match coming off a 4-2 win at MSU Soccer Park over the fourth-place Tampa Bay Rowdies. Andrew Tinari and Florian Valot each tallied a goal for the second game in a row. The Jersey squad’s unbeaten run is the longest of the season.
Toronto FC II most recent dropped a 1-0 decision to the Rochester Rhinos.
In their previous match-up earlier in July, NYRB II prevailed 1-0 over Toronto FC II on a Vincent Bezecourt strike in the 27th minute.
NYRB II continue their two-game road trip and heads to Cincinnati, Ohio to face FC Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium Saturday, Sept. 16.