The much-anticipated matchup initially took place May 10, 2015 at Red Bull Arena, with longtime RBNY forward Bradley Wright-Phillips stealing the show. His former teammate, Dax McCarty, provided real-time commentary for the stream alongside MLSsoccer.com’s Susannah Collins and The Cooligans co-host Alexis Guerreros, which you can watch above.
The game is the fifth installment of the “MLS Classics: Remix” series, with the first "Hell is Real" derby in MLS and El Trafico serving as previously-aired rivalries. There was also the first-ever MLS game and MLS Cup 2018. You can view the complete schedule here.
If you’re settling in for the Hudson River dustup, here’s how the clubs initially lined up during NYCFC’s expansion season.