Red Bulls fans will be allowed to fill up Red Bull Arena for games.

The Major League Soccer team Monday night announced that in compliance with New Jersey Gov. Murphy’s announcement about COVID-19 protocols that the stadium can have capacity crowds.

Gov. Murphy announced that as of Friday, the state will lift the requitement for maintaining six feet of social distancing in indoor and outdoor settings.

RBA can hold up to 27,000 fans.

The Red Bulls statement that was released on social media:

“The New York Red Bulls are pleased with Governor Murphy’s announcement today to allow events to return to full capacity. We look forward to welcoming our Red Members, Supporters and all loyal fans back to Red Bull Arena at near full capacity in order to comply with MLS guidelines. We will continue to review and update our stadium policies and protocols as our commitment to the health and safety of our fans and staff remains our top priority.

“Additional information on future home matches, including this Saturday’s match vs. Orlando City SC, will be communicated this week.”

The Red Bulls, who dropped a 3-1 decision at the New England Revolution last Saturday, host Orlando at 1 p.m. ET Saturday.

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