If and when the Red Bulls and Major League Soccer starts to hold games in team’s stadiums, don’t expect Red Bull Arena to be overflowing.
The Red Bulls issued this statement Tuesday about New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s Executive Order limiting outdoor gatherings to 500 people:
“Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has confirmed that the Executive Order limiting outdoor gatherings to 500 individuals extends to sporting events, including those at Red Bull Arena.
“We understand and fully support the governor’s decision, reached after careful consideration based on health and safety guidelines for our fans, players and staff.
“We encourage everyone to continue taking all necessary measures and to follow the guidance of public health officials including wearing a mask, practicing physical distancing and increased hand hygiene.
“We will continue to closely monitor the situation and provide additional information when available. Thank you for your understanding and patience during these challenging times. We appreciate your continued support.”