Preseason opens with loss to Atlanta
January 24, 2020 (Official Game Summary)
The Red Bulls got their first preseason scrimmage action on Friday against Atlanta United. New York fell, 2-1, over the course of three 30-minute periods. Florian Valot scored the Red Bulls goal in the seventh minute.
Valot's goal came off of a pressing moment in Atlanta's end. Danny Royer was able to force a turnover from the back line, collect the ball and find Valot across the top of the 18-yard box. Valot found himself in space and calmly finished with a low shot to the far post.
Both of Atlanta's goals came in the first 30-minute period as well.