The New York Red Bulls won each of their first two visits to Yankee Stadium but have managed just one win in their eight visits since. New York City FC has won six of those eight meetings, including three of the last four.
New York City FC has won one of its last eight regular-season home matches (D4 L3). New York City FC has dropped points in eight of its 13 home league games this season (W5 D5 L3), having only failed to win more home matches in each of its first two MLS seasons (11 in 2015, 9 in 2016).
The New York Red Bulls have won one of their last 16 road matches (D5 L10) dating back to last September, including losing the last four in regular season play. New York City FC has not scored more than once in any of those matches, totaling just nine goals in the 16 games.
Mounsef Bakrar has scored in each of his last two matches for New York City FC, the first player to find the net in consecutive league games for New York City FC in It’s been more than a year since a New York City FC player has scored in three straight league games, with Valentin Castellanos (4 straight) doing so in June-July 2022.
Omir Fernandez scored his fourth goal of the season, a career high, on September 3 against the Philadelphia Union, tying Frankie Amaya for most on the team this regular season. At least one New York Red Bulls player has scored seven goals in every full season in team history (excluding shortened 2020 season).