New York City FC and New York Red Bulls are set to lock horns in the Hudson river derby on Wednesday when they play in MLS.

NYCFC head into the fixture on the back of a 2-0 loss at Philadelphia, while the Red Bulls will be the more confident side after managing to nick a late point from the Vancouver Whitecaps in a 2-2 draw.

It will be the fist regular-season meeting between the two sides after the Red Bulls won 4-0 at home against their New York rivals in May, while NYCFC then answered with a 1-0 victory at Yankee Stadium in July.

Squads & Team News

Defensive midfielder Ronald Matarrita is suspended for the fixture, while Yangel Herrera, Cedric Hountondji, Valentin Castellanos, Jesus Medina and Alex Callens are all unavailable due to injury issues.

Potential NYCFC XI:  Johnson; Tinnerholm, Chanot, Ibeagha, Sweat; Ofori, Ring, Moralez; Berget, Villa, Tajouri-Shradi.

Michael Murillo is suspended, while Florian Valot and Kyle Duncan are both sidelined with torn ACL injuries, and Vincent Bezecourt and Tommy Redding also out of action.

Potential New York Red Bulls XI:  Robles; Lade, Parker, Long, Lawrence; Adams, Davis; Rzatkowski, Kaku, Royer; Wright-Phillips.

Sezione: MLS / Data: Wed 22 August 2018 alle 23:00 / Source:
Autore: Stefano Bentivogli / Twitter: @sbentivogli10
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