Match Preview NYCFC vs Cincinnati

Match Preview | NYCFC vs FC Cincinnati

New York City FC returns to Yankee Stadium this Thursday for Pride Night to take on FC Cincinnati for the first time. Here’s everything you need to know…

Vital Stats

Match: NYCFC vs FC Cincinnati
Date and Time: Thursday, June 6 at 7:00pm ET
Stadium: Yankee Stadium
Referee: Allen Chapman
Last Meeting: N/A

Last 3 Matches:

June 1:
Columbus Crew 2-2 NYCFC
May 25: Chicago Fire 1-1 NYCFC
May 11: LA Galaxy 0-2 NYCFC

FC Cincinnati
June 1:
Colorado Rapids 3-1 FC Cincinnati
May 25: FC Cincinnati 0-2 Red Bulls
May 19: Orlando City 5-1 FC Cincinnati


Television: FOX Sports Go App 
Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM (English), ESPN Deportes AM1050 (Spanish)
Live Radio Stream: Listen here
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Gameday Timeline

  • 5:30pm - All stadium gates open to the public.
  • Prior to kickoff, Athlete Ally Founder Hudson Taylor and Retired MLS Goalkeeper and Athlete Ally Executive Director Matt Pacifici, will be on a panel to discuss LGBTQ inclusion and inclusivity throughout sports and society. Click here for ticket information.
  • 6:25pm - Warmups begin.
  • 6:50pm - Be in your seats for pre-match ceremonies!
  • 6:55pm - Starting XI’s are announced.
  • 7:00pm - The Tunnel of Honor, featuring members of the NYPD’s Gay Officers Action League (GOAL) will lead New York City’s team onto the pitch.
  • 7:03pm - Tonewall, the premier pop a cappella band of the NYC Gay Men’s Chorus returns to perform the National Anthem. Our nation’s colors will be presented by NYPD GOAL.
  • 7:06pm - TV personality and LGBTQ advocate, Natalie Negrotti will set off the smokestacks to kick-off the match.
  • 7:08pm - Kick-off!


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