Field Level Media
22 Aug 2021, 13:05 GMT+10
Saturday's crippled betwixt the New York Red Bulls and New York City Football Club astatine Red Bull Arena successful Harrison, N.J., was postponed owed to inclement weather.
The lucifer was postponed aft a hold of astir 2 1/2 hours and volition beryllium made up astatine a aboriginal date. At 10:44 p.m. EST, the Red Bulls tweeted "the referees person deemed the transportation unplayable and person called disconnected the match."
NYCFC (9-6-4, 31 points) beryllium 18 points down the first-place New England Revolution and 1 down third-place Nashville and Philadelphia. NYCFC are 4-1-2 successful their past 7 matches and were coming disconnected a 1-0 nonaccomplishment connected Wednesday successful Philadelphia.
The Red Bulls (6-9-4, 22 points) person made the postseason for 11 consecutive seasons but that streak is successful jeopardy. They are 1-4-3 successful their past 8 matches but were coming disconnected a 1-0 location triumph implicit Columbus connected Wednesday.
Shortly aft the scheduled start, the Red Bulls tweeted the hold was due to the fact that of lightning successful the area. Then they announced a structure successful spot bid and said the earliest they could commencement was 10:42 EST.
It was the 2nd sporting lawsuit successful the New York country postponed. Shortly aft the New York Yankees recorded a 7-1 triumph implicit the Minnesota Twins astatine Yankee Stadium, they announced their scheduled crippled for Sunday was postponed.
The inclement upwind is owed to the impending accomplishment of Hurricane Henri, which was upgraded from a tropical tempest by the National Hurricane Center connected Saturday morning.
--Field Level Media