Charlotte FC won both of its meetings with New York City FC last season. recording a 3-1 away win in August and a 1-0 home win in September. Charlotte FC was one of two teams, along with the Philadelphia Union (3 wins, including playoffs), to record multiple wins against New York City FC last season.
Including its 4-1 US Open Cup win over South Georgia Tormenta on April 25, Charlotte FC is unbeaten in four straight home matches (W2, D2), equaling the longest such run in club history. Charlotte FC has lost only two of its last nine home matches in all competitions (W3 D3).
New York City FC’s 1-0 defeat at Toronto FC on Saturday was its sixth loss in its last nine away matches (W1 D2) dating back to last August as only Inter Miami FC (7) has more road losses in that time. Over that same span, New York City FC has suffered just one defeat in nine home MLS matches (W6 D2), as only Seattle Sounders FC (0) has fewer.
Karol Swiderski was involved in three of Charlotte FC’s four goals against New York City FC last season (1 goal 2 assists), including assisting the lone goal in the 1-0 home last September. Only Alejandro Pozuelo (5-2, 3 goals, 2 assists) was involve din more goals against New York City FC last year.
Thiago Martins completed 108 passes at Toronto FC on Saturday, becoming the fifth New York City FC player to complete at least 100 passes in an MLS match. The 108 successful passes equaled the most in an MLS match this season and were the most by an New York City FC player since Alexander Ring (119) in August 2019.