Red Bulls II hope to make it two consecutive wins vs. Pittsburgh (Photo courtesy of Red Bulls II)
HARRISON, N.J. – Red Bulls II will return home to Red Bull Arena to take on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC Sunday at 5:30 p.m. ET.
NYRB II is coming off its first victory of the USL Championship season, as the team defeated Philadelphia Union II, 5-1, on Wednesday. Deri Corfe, Roy Boateng, and Daniel Edelman all scored their first professional goals. While, Corfe, Jake Lacava, Dantouma Toure and Kyle Zajec registered their first pro assists. Goalkeeper Wallis Lapsley also earned his first pro win.
The last time these two sides met, Pittsburgh defeated NYRB II at MSU Soccer Park, 2-1. Red Bulls forward Tom Barlow scored the lone goal for NYRB II.
Pittsburgh is the Group F leaders six points. The squad is coming off its only loss of the season, losing to Indy Eleven in the final minutes, 1-0, on July 22.
After the match, NYRB II will have nine days before its next match at Philadelphia on Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET.