MSG Networks to Air New York Red Bulls First Round Playoff Match
MSG Networks to Air New York Red Bulls First Round Playoff
Match at Philadelphia Union on Saturday, November 20th
New York, NY (November 16, 2021) – MSG Networks today announced that it will telecast the New York Red Bulls’ opening round match of the Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs on the road against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday, November 20th. MSG+ will have pregame coverage starting at 2:00pm ET, with kickoff at Subaru Park scheduled for 2:30pm ET.
Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Steve Cangialosi and game analyst and U.S. soccer legend Shep Messing will be on the call, alongside host and sideline reporter Michelle Gingras.
Seventh-seeded New York and second-seeded Philadelphia will meet in the MLS Cup Playoffs for the second time in the last three years. Both teams previously met in the first round of the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs, when the Union defeated the Red Bulls in a 4-3 extratime thriller at Subaru Park.
New York was edged out by Philadelphia in the 2021 MLS regular-season series, 1-0-2. The Red Bulls drew both times with the Union, 1-1, at Red Bull Arena, while Philadelphia earned a 1-0 win over New York at Subaru Park.
MSG Networks has been the regional television home of the Red Bulls (previously the MetroStars) since 1996.
About MSG Networks
MSG Networks, a pioneer in sports media, owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks and a companion streaming service that serve the nation’s number one media market, the New York DMA, as well as other portions of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The networks feature a wide range of compelling sports content, including exclusive live local games and other programming of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres, as well as significant coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. This content, in addition to a diverse array of other sporting events and critically acclaimed original programming, has established MSG Networks as the gold standard in regional sports. MSG Networks is a subsidiary of Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp.
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