TRYING TO PUT THE BRAKES ON: Red Bulls will attempt to end 2-game losing streak vs. Chicago
Andrew Gutman points to the heavens after scoring his first MLS goal against the LA Galaxy Sunday. (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports)
HARRISON, N.J. – The Red Bulls aim to end their two-match losing streak at home against Chicago Fire FC Saturday at 1 p.m. ET.
The match will be the 61st MLS regular-season game between the teams, with Chicago (0-1-1, 1 point) owning a 28-19-13 advantage. It will be the 12th regular-season matchup between two sides at RBA with the Red Bulls enjoying a 7-3-1 advantage, outscoring their opponents, 23-17 with three clean sheets.
The Red Bulls (0-2-0, 0) are 31-25 since 2016 in one-goal matches. New York owns a 17-9 home mark at home, while 13-14 in road matches and 1-1 in neutral games in one-goal games. Despite head coach Gerhard Struber starting his managerial career at New York with three one-goal losses across all competitions, the Red Bulls offense has generated more than 10 shots in each of theose matches.
Three players have scored for New York. Midfielders Caden Clark and Cristian Casseres Jr. and defender Andrew Gutman have found the back of the net. Gutman tallied his first MLS goal of his career in a 3-2 loss at the LA Galaxy last Sunday.
The Red Bulls conclude their two-match homestand Saturday, May 8 against Toronto FC Saturday, May 8 at 1 p.m.
Coverage on MSG begins at 12:30 p.m. ET with the Red Bulls Pregame show. Steve Cangialosi will have the primary play-by-play responsibilities and will be alongside Shep Messing and Michelle Gingras.
Red Bulls Radio begins at noon ET with Countdown to Kickoff, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley. Stefano Fusaro will carry the Spanish play-by-play responsibilities, beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET.