How to watch the MLS game between NYCFC and Cincinnati, as well as the start time and team news.
New York City FC returns to Yankee Stadium for the first time since early April to take on FC Cincinnati in the second of three straight MLS home games on Wednesday.
The Pigeons are winless in their previous six competitive matches, having lost 3-1 at home to the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, while Cincy now leads the Supporters’ Shield standings by five points after a 1-0 win. over the Colorado Rapids.
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A couple of defensive errors late in the first half against Philadelphia was all it took for NYCFC to lose control of the game, resulting in their first regular season loss at Citi Field.
The Boys in Blue have been very successful at Citi Field, but they’ve also been very successful at Yankee Stadium, racking up at least one point in 11 straight regular-season games in the Bronx and winning two of their three games there. in 2023.
With just one point from their last five league games, they have had their longest winless run in this competition since Cushing took over last June, and have not suffered a consecutive regular-season loss in New York since 2015 (two). .
After 14 games, NYCFC has only had 16 points, the second fewest for the Pigeons at this stage of the regular season.
FC Cincinnati is the team to beat in MLS right now, having gone unbeaten in nine straight games in all competitions and suffering just one domestic setback all year.
Their victory over the Rapids on Saturday gave them 33 points for the season, making them the fifth team in league history to do so after 14 games, and the first since the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2010, by a difference of goals of +8.
The dark days of Major League Soccer in Cincinnati, when Orange and Blue finished in last place in their first three domestic seasons, appear to be over, as Orange and Blue have only lost three of their previous 34 regular-season games under Pat Noonan. . .
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Game schedule New York City FC vs Cincinnati
New York City FC and Cincinnati meet on May 31 at Yankee Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 pm Eastern Time (ET) or 4:30 pm Pacific Time (PT).
How to Watch New York City FC vs Cincinnati Online – TV Channels and Live Streams
The game will not be broadcast live on television, but will be available to stream live online via Apple TV MLS Season Pass.
Team News and Squads
NYCFC Team News
New York City has Matias Pellegrini and Tony Alfaro unavailable due to injuries. youelles magno He hasn’t scored in the last five games and has been surpassed as the club’s top scorer by gabriel pereira and santiago rodriguez.
New York City FC Possible XI: Barraza; Grey, Martins, Chanot, Cufre; Ledezma, Arenas, Parks; Pereira, Rodriguez, Magno.
cincinnati team news
Kenneth Vermeerwho hasn’t played for Cincinnati since July because of a torn muscle, will also miss Tuesday’s game. Luciano Acosta He has been very good in front of the goal and has been the club’s top scorer with five goals to his credit.
Cincinnati possible XI: Celentano; Hagglund, Miazga, Mosquera; Gaddis, Nwobodo, Moreno, Barreal; Acosta, Santos, Vazquez.
head to head record
The last five games between New York City FC and Cincinnati have ended with two wins for the Pigeons and one win for Cincinnati. Their last meeting ended 1-0 against Cincinnati in the round of 32 of the US Open Cup earlier this month.