Red Bulls defender Sean Nealis (15) and Nashville SC defender Walker Zimmerman (25) battle for a header last Friday. (Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)
HARRISON, N.J. –The Red Bulls begin a three-match road trip at one of their most difficult venues – Gillette Stadium – when they meet the first-place New England Revolution in an MLS Eastern Conference match Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Fifth-place New York (4-4-2, 10 points) has won only six times in New England en route to a 6-24-8 record against the Revs (6-1-2, 20).
The match will be the 78th MLS regular season game between New York and New England, with the Revolution owning a 32-28-17 mark. New England enters the game on a five-match unbeaten streak and have posted a 4-0-0 mark at Gillette Stadium this season. They have only conceded two goals at home this year.
After posting a career-high eight saves last time out against New England, goalkeeper Carlos Coronel has conceded one goal in his last two matches. He recorded his third shutout of the season Friday, June 18 against Nashville SC, which is tied for fourth.
The Red Bulls have won their last two games, defeating two unbeaten teams while outscoring them, 4-1. They will look to extend their winning streak to three matches for the first time since 2018 (that streak went from Sept. 22 to Oct. 6 with victories over Toronto FC (2-0), Atlanta United FC (2-0) and San Jose (3-1).
Coverage of the game will be on MSG and New York Red Bulls Radio in English and Spanish via TuneIn, the New York Red Bulls app and NewYorkRedBulls.com. Coverage on MSG begins at 6:30 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.
New York Red Bulls Radio begins at 6 p.m. EST with Countdown to Kickoff, presented by Honda, hosted by Matt Harmon and Steve Jolley. Stefano Fusaro will carry the Spanish play-by-play responsibilities, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Following Wednesday’s match, New York continues its three-match road trip at Atlanta United Sunday at 3:30 p.m.