Red Bulls To Face Columbus, MLS Playoffs, Nov. 21, 3 P.M. MSG-TV

The New York Red Bulls will open the 2020 MLS Cup Playoff campaign on Saturday, November 21 against Columbus Crew SC.

Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. ET at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Major League Soccer announced today.

The game will be available nationally on UniMas/TUDN, with MSG Networks carrying the match locally. Red Bulls Radio will also cover the match in English and Spanish.

New York secured the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference, avoiding the play-in round, by earning results in six of its last seven matches, including a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Decision Day.

The Red Bulls and Columbus faced off once this year, with Crew SC taking a 2-0 victory in the MLS is Back Tournament in Orlando.

The clubs have met in four separate playoff years, including the 2008 MLS Cup Final. New York took the most recent matchup, defeating Crew SC 3-1 on aggregate in 2018.