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We’re counting down to MLS action on Saturday when New York Red Bulls play against Toronto FC.
All New York Red Bulls v Toronto FC game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
New York Red Bulls
New York Red Bulls won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 2-0 MLS losing effort in their last game against Charlotte FC.
In that match, New York Red Bulls managed 39% possession and 7 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Charlotte FC had 11 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Ben Bender (45') and Derrick Jones (91') scored for Charlotte FC.
It has been seldom in recent times where New York Red Bulls have shown defensive steel. In fact, New York Red Bulls have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 10 goals in the process.
Toronto FC head into the meeting following a 3-2 MLS win with the defeat of Chicago Fire in their most recent match.
In that game, Toronto FC managed 38% possession and 5 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Toronto FC, the goals were scored by Deandre Kerr (13') and Pozuelo (71', 78'). Chicago Fire had 32 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. Carlos Terán (52') and Kacper Przybyłko (66') scored for Chicago Fire.
The numbers tell their own story, and Toronto FC have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 9 goals in total. In defence, Toronto FC have seen their frailties exposed. We will just have to see whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Head to head
Delving into past results between these clubs stretching back to 03/08/2019 tells us that these fixtures have not been fruitful for Toronto FC. They have not managed to register any victories at all whereas New York Red Bulls have maintained the edge over them, getting wins in 67% of those games where they have faced each other.
In all, 16 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 12 of them for Red Bulls and 4 being from The Reds. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The previous league contest featuring these clubs was MLS match day 2 on 05/03/2022 when the final score was Toronto FC 1-4 New York Red Bulls.
In that game, Toronto FC managed 67% possession and 6 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Jesús Jiménez (35').
For their opponents, New York Red Bulls got 13 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Lewis Morgan (17', 24', 40') and Aaron Long (42') scored.
The match was refereed by Rubiel Vazquez.
Team News: New York Red Bulls
Andrés Reyes (Foot Injury) and Lucas Monzón (Unknown Injury) are not available for New York Red Bulls manager Gerhard Struber.
Team News: Toronto FC
Toronto FC manager Bob Bradley has a number of players out of action. Jonathan Osorio (Leg Injury) and Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty (Knee Problems) are not able to play.
We envisage that New York Red Bulls will most probably get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
At the same time, Toronto FC could well find it tough to score although we do reckon that they could well end up hitting back at some stage, too.
We’re therefore anticipating a fairly comfortable 3-1 win for New York Red Bulls at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
New York Red Bulls
Stadium: Red Bull Arena (25,000)
Captain: Aaron Long
Chairman: Denis Hamlett
Manager: Gerhard Struber
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Eastern Conference), Open Cup (Quarter-finals)