The 2020 Major League Soccer (MLS) season has been on hold for the COVID-19 epidemic since March 12.
MLS Is Back Tournament
The 2020 season restarts with a special MLS Is Back tournament from July 8 to August 11. All games will be played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida’s Walt Disney World. Games will be played without fans, but broadcast on MLS partners including ESPN. The tournament winner earns a spot in the 2021 CONCACAF Champions League tournament.
The tournament structure is:
- July 8 Group Stage
- July 25-28 Knockout Stage
- July 30 – August 1 Quarter Finals
- August 5-6 Semi Finals
- August 11 Final
The plan is for the MLS Is Back tournament to be followed by a revised home market schedule and a normal Playoff series. Everything depends on the COVID-19 situation.
Red Bulls Group Stage Games
- Saturday, July 11, 2020 ~ Atlanta United FC vs Red Bulls at 8pm ET. The Red Bulls played a 4-4-2 formation. French defender Valot #22 made it Red Bulls 1-0 in the fourth minute. That was enough.
- Thursday, July 16, 2020 ~ Columbus Crew vs Red Bulls at 10:30pm ET. 2-0 Columbus, ouch.
- Wednesday, July 22, 2020 ~ FC Cincinnati vs Red Bulls at 8pm ET. Cincinnati won 2-0.
That’s it for the Red Bulls 2020 Season.
Amro Tarek #3
Defender Amro Tarek #3 is originally from Egypt. He comes from Orlando City, but also played in Spain’s La Liga and Germany’s RegionalLiga.
Jason Pendant #24
Defender Jason Pendant #24 is originally from Sarcelles, France. He comes from the French leagues.
Florian Valot #22
Midfielder Florian Valot #22 is originally from Pau, France. He’s been in the Red Bulls system since 2016. Before that he played for Monaco in the French leagues.
Alejandro Romero Gamarra #10
Midfielder Alejandro Romero Gamarra #10 is originally was born in Ciudadela, Argentina, but plays as a Paraguayan. He came to the Red Bulls from Huracán in Argentina’s Superliga.
Cásseres Yepes #23
Midfielder Cásseres Yepes #23 is originally from Caracas, Venezuela. He came to the Red Bulls from Deportivo La Guaira in Venezuela’s Primera División.
Big Games in the New York Red Bulls Original 2020 Season
This was the original 2020 season which has been postponed or abandoned.
The Red Bulls’ main rivalry is the New York Derby with NYCFC.
Sunday, March 1, 2020 ~ The season opens with the NY Red Bulls vs Cincinnati at Red Bull Arena at 2pm. From $21
Saturday, May 2, 2020 ~ NY Red Bulls vs Columbus Crew is at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 3pm. From $20
New York Derby Away
Sunday, May 31, 2020 ~ NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls is at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 3pm. From $29
Los Angeles (2019 Supporters Shield winner)
Sunday, July 19, 2020 ~ NY Red Bulls vs Los Angeles is at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) at 6pm. From $27
Los Angeles won last year’s regular season.
’90s & Fireworks Night
Saturday, August 1, 2020 ~ NY Red Bulls vs FC Dallas is at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) at 7pm. From $21
New York Derby Home
Sunday, August 23, 2020 ~ NY Red Bulls vs NYCFC is at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) at 7pm. From $40
Hispanic Heritage Night
Saturday, September 12, 2020 ~ NY Red Bulls vs Inter Miami CF is at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) at 3:30pm.
It’s Hispanic Heritage Night.
Sunday, October 4, 2020 ~ NY Red Bulls vs Toronto is at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) at 6:30pm.
It’s Fan Appreciation Day.
New York Red Bulls Tickets
The MLS Is Back tournament will be played without fans so there are no tickets for sale. Games will be broadcast on MLS partners including ESPN.
If a regular season follows, then tickets may become available. Major League Soccer uses variable pricing. Buy early for the best prices. In a regular season, get season and single game tickets at newyorkredbulls.com