July 17, 2017 USL Toronto FC II--New York Red Bulls II vs Toronto FC II match preview (from uslsoccer.com)
By the numbers breakdown: NYRB II July 17, 2017 3:47PM EDT Adam Krueger Here is a quick statistical breakdown of this Friday’s game between Toronto FC II and New York Red Bulls II. Goalkeeping TOR (Rank) NY (Rank) Clean sheets 7 (2nd) 3 (22nd) Goals against 26 (25th) 37 (27th) The Young Reds are coming off their 7th shutout of the year in their victory over the Ottawa Fury. New York has conceded 16 more goals than they did all of last season (21). Both teams will look to improve on their defensive record on Friday. Distribution TOR (Rank) NY (Rank) Total Passes 7,118 (13TH) 8,724 (3rd) Passing accuracy 77% (11th) 75% (21st) Brian James leads the Young Reds with 749 total passes. One-eighth of the Red Bulls’ passes have been from midfielder Arun Basulkevic. Each player has an 80%+ pass completion rating. Discipline TOR (Rank) NY (Rank) Fouls Conceded 193 (27th) 250 (9th) Yellow Cards 22 (28th) 33 (11th) The Young Reds have done a good job at staying out of the referee’s book this season. Hassan Ndam leads the team in both yellows and fouls conceded. Attack TOR (Rank) NY (Rank) Goals 10 (29th) 27 (7th) Shots 171 (21st) 251 (1st) After some early season struggles the Reds have seemed to have found their way offensively. The Young Reds have scored in five consecutive games. Luca Uccello leads the way with three goals. NYRB II lost their leading goal scorer Brandon Allen to a loan spell with Minnesota United. Midfielder Vincent Bezecourt leads the team with 37 shots. Tell us who you think has the statistical advantage on Friday in the comments below.
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