Match Report: New York Red Bulls vs. Austin FC | Sept. 20, 2023

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Austin FC played to a 1-1 draw against New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night at Red Bull Arena.

The hosts took an early lead after an Austin own goal. John Tolkin sent in a cross to Dante Vanzeir, whose shot deflected into the back of the net.

The Verde & Black managed to level the score just before halftime when Sebastián Driussi scored his 10th goal of the 2023 campaign. Jhojan Valencia flicked on Rigoni's corner kick towards the back post, where Austin's captain headed the ball past goalkeeper Carlos Coronel in the 44th minute.

Austin’s best chance of the second half came in the 68th minute when Driussi’s shot from outside the box rolled just wide of the post. While the visitors couldn't find a winning goal, the team fought hard to keep New York out at the other end and earn an important away point.

Goal-Scoring Summary

RBNY (1-0) – Emiliano Rigoni (own goal) 7’

ATX (1-1) – Sebastián Driussi (assisted by Jhojan Valencia, Emiliano Rigoni) 44’

Next Match

Austin FC will play its 15th home match and 30th match overall of the 2023 Major League Soccer regular season LA Galaxy on Sunday, September 24 at 8:30 p.m. CT. The match will stream live in English and Spanish on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app, and feature national television broadcasts on FS1 (English) and FOX Deportes (Spanish).

On radio, the match will be broadcast on iHeart Radio’s ALT 97.5 in English, as well as on TUDN Radio Austin (104.3-HD2, KLQB) in Spanish.