Dax McCarty will take on his former teammates Wednesday night. (Andy Mead/YCJ Photo)

HARRISON, N.J. – The Red Bulls will travel to Bridgeview, Ill. to take on the Chicago Fire for the knockout round of the MLS Cup playoffs Wednesday night.

The Red Bulls and Fire will open the postseason with a nationally televised match broadcast on FS1 and UniMas at 8:30 p.m. ET.

The Red Bulls went 1-0-1 against Chicago this season, winning at Red Bull Arena in April before earning a 1-1 draw at Toyota Park in September.

New York will face former Red Bulls captain and midfielder Dax McCarty.

Red Bulls Radio will also have live coverage of the match in English and Spanish.

The Red Bulls defeated D.C. United in their regular-season finale Sunday, 2-1.