FC Cincinnati visits New York City FC on 3-game road skid

September 11, 2020

FC Cincinnati (2-5-3, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York City FC (4-5-1, seventh in the Eastern Conference)

Harrison, New Jersey; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: FC Cincinnati hits the road against New York City FC trying to avoid its fourth consecutive road loss.

New York City FC is 5-5-1 in Eastern Conference play. New York City FC ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference with 55 shots on goal, averaging 5.5 per game.

FC Cincinnati is 2-5-3 against Eastern Conference opponents. FC Cincinnati has drawn a league-low 24 corner kicks, averaging 2.4 per game.

The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Heber has one goal and one assist for New York City FC. has three goals over the past 10 games for New York City FC.

Allan Cruz has one goal for FC Cincinnati this year. has two goals over the last 10 games for FC Cincinnati.

LAST 10 GAMES: New York City FC: 5-4-1, averaging 1.2 goals, 0.9 assists, 4.9 shots on goal and 7.1 corner kicks per game while allowing one goal per game.

FC Cincinnati: 2-5-3, averaging 0.7 goals, 0.2 assists, 2.3 shots on goal and 2.2 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: New York City FC: Gedion Zelalem (injured), Sebastien Ibeagha (injured).

FC Cincinnati: Jimmy McLaughlin (injured).


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