NYCFC host Nashville SC at Red Bull Arena early Sunday afternoon because the battle for the playoffs continues.
The Boys In Blue have slipped to sixth within the Eastern Conference following a 2-0 defeat in Chicago on Wednesday evening whereas Nashville stay second after a 2-2 draw with Orlando City.
NYCFC don’t have any injured gamers with the one information being the return of their two finest gamers, Valentin Castellanos and James Sands from suspension.
Nashville additionally has no gamers lacking and can have a full squad to select from.
NYCFC: Johnson; Amundsen, Chanot, Callens, Tinnerholm; Acevedo, Sands; Medina, Moralez, Thiago Andrade; Castellanos
Nashville SC: Willis; Zimmerman, Romney, Maher; Lovitz, McCoy, Anunga, Godoy, Johnston; Sapong, Rios
Ones to observe
Valentin Castellanos (NYCFC)
While the Boys In Blue have many offensive weapons, Castellanos is their greatest and his absence was felt within the loss to Chicago. Having him again within the lineup not solely restores the membership’s most attacking offensive participant, however makes
Hany Mukhtar (Nashville SC)
The German is the most important motive why Nashville have been on the high of the Eastern Conference for almost the whole season as he picked up his thirteenth purpose towards Orlando City and has added 9 assists, making him chargeable for 22 of their 46 objectives through a purpose or an help.
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This is simply the second time NYCFC and Nashville have ever met with Nashville popping out 3-1 winners one month in the past at Nissan Stadium.
A brace from Mukhtar and an personal purpose by Vuk Latinovich had been sufficient to present thre hosts all three factors. Castellanos grabbed a comfort for the Boys In Blue within the ninetieth minute.
Each staff was lowered to 10 males on the finish of the primary half. Dax McCarty was despatched off for Nashville within the forty fourth minute whereas Maxi Moralez noticed crimson a minute later for NYCFC.
How to observe
ESPN+ can have nationwide streaming protection of the match. The YES Network can have tv protection in New York and CW58 in Nashville.
There may even be an area stream within the Nashville space at NashvilleSC.com/stream. Kick-off is ready for 12pm.