New York Red Bulls vs. Atlanta United | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season — Week 12
New York Red Bulls vs. Atlanta United FC
Red Bull Arena — Harrison
May 19 - 5:00 PM ET



The New York Red Bulls will look for a fourth win in their last five games when they host red-hot Atlanta United, which set an MLS record with five consecutive clean sheets when the Eastern Conference foes square off at Red Bull Arena.

The Red Bulls (4-5-2) heavily rotated their roster following a midweek home defeat to the Montreal Impact and defeated FC Dallas, 3-1, at Toyota Stadium. After Jesus Ferreira canceled out Cristian Casseres' goal, Sean Nealis and Brian White struck for second-half goals to hand FC Dallas their first home loss. 

Atlanta (6-3-2) defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps, 1-0, at BC Place Wednesday for their fifth straight shutout win. Josef Martinez scored the lone goal from the penalty spot in the 29th minute, his fifth goal of the season. 

New York Red Bulls

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Florian Valot (M) - torn ACL
    • QUESTIONABLE: Bradley Wright-Phillips (F) - groin injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Aaron Long (D) - hamstring injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Vincent Bezecourt (M) - knee injury
    • PROBABLE: Luis Robles (GK) - calf injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty:  None

Atlanta United

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: George Bello (D) - right adductor injury
    • OUT: Kevin Kratz (M) - calf injury
    • OUT: Brandon Vazquez (F) - knee injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty:  Ezequiel Barco (M)

Series Matchup at Red Bulls

  • Red Bulls: 1 win, 2 goals
  • Atlanta United: 0 win, 0 goals
  • 1 draw


  • Referee: Robert Sibiga
  • Assistant Referees: Matthew Nelson, Claudiu Badea
  • 4th Official: Lorant Varga
  • VAR: Edvin Jurisevic

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