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Charlotte FC vs New York Red Bulls preview: How to watch, team news, scheduled lineups, kick-off time and which ones to watch

The New York Red Bulls return to league action as they travel to Bank of America Stadium to deal with FCCharlotte.

Administrator Miguel Angel Ramirez was sacked by the hosts during the break with the assistant Christian Lattanzio serving as interim boss for the rest of the season.

New York will be looking to continue their road form that has seen them win five of six. They won a 4-1 victory against DC United before the international break, hoisting them to third place in the Eastern Conference.

Team News

Charlotte F.C.

Defender Harrison Afful and midfield Chris Hegardt are questionable with leg and knee injuries, respectively.

Strikers Yordy Reyna (thigh) and Vinicius Mello (foot) as well as defender Adam’s Armor (knee) and substitute goalkeeper Pablo Sisniega (concussion) were all ruled out.

New York Red Bulls

Visitors will be deprived of the services of the strikers Ashley Fletcher (knee) and Serge Ngoma (hamstrings) with the midfielder Carmona Wiki and defender Andres Reyes, who both have foot problems.

Defender John Castillo was signed on a short-term loan of New York Red Bulls II to provide coverage.

Planned compositions

FC Charlotte: Kahlina; Fuchs, Corujo, Makoun, Lindsey; Bronico; Bender, Alcivar, Bronico; Shinyashiki, Swiderski

New York Red Bulls: crown; Tolkin, S. Nealis, Edwards, D. Nealis; Amaya, Wood of Year; Luquinhas, Fernandez, Morgan; Klimala

To monitor

Ben Bender (Charlotte FC)

This year’s first overall pick MLS The draft has shown well with two goals and three assists in playing the 14 games so far.

His creativity as a box-to-box midfielder is perfect for the energetic dribbling system that Charlotte likes to use. He also has the ability to push forward with determination before choosing a pass and always has a knack for being in the right place at the right time.

Cristian Casseres Jr. (New York Red Bulls)

Fresh off his international duties with Venezuela, the 22-year-old midfielder has had a solid season, playing nine games and acting as a double pivot alongside Frankie Amaya.

Previous meeting

The only previous game between the two teams was a 3-1 victory for New York in the round of 16 of the WE Open cut only 16 days ago.

Patryk Klimala scored from close range in the second minute after a rush from a corner kick to give the red bulls an early 1-0 lead.

Charlotte leveled as a layoff by Andre Shinyashiki found Daniel Rios and he beat Carlos Coronel at the eighth minute.

New York would definitely take the lead in the 63rd minute as Klimala clipped the ball for Dylan Nealis, who finished from the back post.

Tom Barlow completed the scoring in the second minute of stoppage time when Luquinhas won the ball and found it with a reduction which he finished.

The game will be nationally televised on ABC with kickoff scheduled for 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

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