Red Bulls Blank NYC FC In Derby Match, 1-0
New York Red Bulls 1, New York City FC 0
2020 MLS Regular-Season Match 6
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 7 p.m. ET
Red Bull Arena | Harrison, N.J.
NY - Kyle Duncan 2 (unassisted) 59' - WATCH
New York Red Bulls: Ryan Meara; Jason Pendant, Aaron Long, Tim Parker, Kyle Duncan, Cristian C√°sseres, Jr., Marc Rzatkowski (Omir Fernandez, 79'), Sean Davis ¬©, Florian Valot (Mandela Egbo, 79'), Jared Stroud (Kaku, 73'), Daniel Royer (Tom Barlow, 73')
Unused Subs: Amro Tarek, Ben Mines, Patrick Seagrist, Brian White, David Jensen
TOTAL SHOTS: 14; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 4; OFFSIDE: 0; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 2
New York City FC: Sean Johnson; Alexander Callens, Anton Tinerholm, James Sands, Maxime Chanot, Ronald Matarrita (Gudmundur Th√≥rarinsson, 82'), Alexander Ring, Jes√ļs Medina, Keaton Parks (Gary Mackay-Steven, 70'), H√©ber, Valent√≠n Castellanos (Alexandru Mitrita, 70')
Unused Subs: Joe Scally, Tayvon Gray, Justin Haak, Nicol√°s Acevedo, Tony Rocha, Luis Barraza
TOTAL SHOTS: 8; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 16; OFFSIDE: 0; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 6
Referee: Allen Chapman
Assistant Referees: Logan Brown, Brian Dunn
4th Official: Thomas Snyder
VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero
Attendance: Closed-door match
New York native Kyle Duncan scored the game winner in the 59th minute to lead the New York Red Bulls (3-2-1, 10 pts) over New York City FC (1-5-0, 3 pts), 1-0in the New York Derby on Thursday night at Red Bull Arena.
The Red Bulls snapped their two-match scoreless streak and moved into third place in the Eastern Conference with 10 points.
Following a failed clear in NYCFC's 18-yard box, Duncan picked up the loose ball and launched his shot at NYC goalkeeper Sean Johnson. Johnson's initial save dribbled past him and rolled over the line.
Duncan scored his third career MLS goal and second career game-winning goal.
Bronx native Ryan Meara, who made his first MLS start since May 11, 2019, tallied two saves for his fifth career shutout. Meara has tallied back-to-back cleansheets at Red Bull Arena, as his previous shutout came against Philadelphia Union on May 26, 2018.
Captain and Holmdel, New Jersey, native Sean Davis started his 100th career MLS regular-season match.
Chester, New Jersey native Jared Stroud made his first career MLS start after making his first career MLS appearance during the Orlando MLS is Back Tournament.
England native Mandela Egbo made his first career MLS appearace, coming on as a sub for Florian Valot in the 79th minute.
Head Coach Chris Armas raised his career record to 29-19-9 overall. Armas is one win away from cracking New York's top-five all-time MLS wins list.
New York is 46-46-23 all-time in the month of August. New York has scored 187 goals in the eighth month of the year and allowed 176.
New York will hit the road for back-to-back matches, beginning with the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday, August 25 at Subaru Park.
Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. with coverage on MSG, MSG Go and New York Red Bulls Radio.