KISSIMMEE, Fla. — FC Cincinnati defeated the New York Red Bulls 2-0 in an MLS is Back tournament match Wednesday night.
FC Cincinnati took a 1-0 lead with a goal by Yuya Kubo in the 43rd minute, and Haris Medunjanin scored a goal off a corner kick in the 57th minute.
With the win, FC Cincinnati finishes second in Group E and advances to the "knockout stage" of the tournament.
Cincinnati will play the winner of Group F, either Los Angeles FC or the Portland Timbers after their match at 10:30 p.m. on July 28 in the round of 16.
It’s impossible to overstate how big this is for the club.— Caleb Noe (@CalebNoeTV) July 23, 2020
—FCC was historically bad last season.
—Had to part ways with its coach just weeks before the season began.
—Didn’t get the new coach into America until weeks before this tournament began.
—Knocked off 2 good teams. https://t.co/8Mic6PM69L