In its final game in the USL Championship, 10-man Red Bulls II suffered its 25th loss of the season, a 1-0 defeat at the Tampa Bay Rowdies at Al Lang Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Saturday night.
Red Bulls II finished at 3-25-6 and only 15 points while the Rowdies (16) improved to 20-7-7.
NYRBII will play in MLS NEXT Pro in 2023.
Omar Valencia was red carded for violent conduct in the 74th minute, forcing the visitors to play the final 16 minutes a man down.
Dayonn Harris sent in a ball from the far side of the field that found former Cosmos midfielder Leo Fernandes, who directed it into the back of the net with a header for the lone goal of the match in the 37th minute.
Goalkeeper AJ Marcucci made his first start in net since Sept. 3 and recorded a career-high nine saves.