Yessomething is changing in New York. in New York Red Bulls dominated in recent meetings with New York City FC and the recent US Open Cup quarter-final victory reflects a turnaround from last season.
Team led by an Austrian coach Gerhard Struber confidently won with three goals (Lewis Morgan, Luquinhas and Omir Fernandez) and starts 2022 the same way he ended the last meeting: with a victory.
You need to go back to November 2, 2020 to find the Bulls’ MLS victory, as in this case Valentin Castellanos was the star of the show, scoring a hat-trick in a 5–2 win.
Since then, the record is clearly in favor of rivals: three wins on New York Red Bulls and one draw in the last four meetings.
Omir Fernandez, Red Bulls key player in recent games
In the New York Rivalry Omir Fernandez has become a key player in these matches, scoring two goals in the last four meetings, and the American winger hit the target again as the team reached the semi-finals of the cup trophy.
New York City FC are the reigning MLS champions, but New York Red Bulls Seeking to transfer their current dominance to the domestic championship, given that in the struggle for leadership in the Eastern Conference, they are separated by only one point.
However, the Red Bulls have yet to lift the league trophy in their history, and a win this season could further bolster the dominance of would-be New York’s new king.