The New York Red Bulls need a 3-0 win just to force extra time in the second leg of their Eastern Conference Championship on Thursday against Atlanta United.
It happens that they just pulled off that exact result in these same playoffs when they came back against Columbus Crew SC in the second leg of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series.
“Very similar to the Columbus series,” RBNY midfielder Sean Davis said. “At home we’re very confident. We love playing at home in front of our fans and we’ve been great there all year.
"So It’s important for us to get a first goal early and then press for the game. But it’s just going to require absolutely everything from us to get the result.”