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Back-to-Back Soccer Weekend at the Red Bull Arena June 3, 2023

May 31, 2023
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Get ready for a thrilling weekend at the Red Bulls Arena in Harrison, NJ, as the venue is set to host back-to-back soccer games on Saturday, June 3, 2023, and Sunday, June 4, 2023. The arena, renowned for its intimate setting and impressive acoustics, is expected to be humming with the exhilarating energy of soccer fans. The residents of the Town of Harrison not attending either game may not be so thrilled at the prospect of a back-to-back soccer weekend at the Red Bull Arena.

The first match on the docket is a Major League Soccer (MLS) showdown between the New York Red Bulls and the Orlando City SC, scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2023. Currently, Orlando City SC is sitting comfortably at #7 in the MLS standings, with 5 wins, 4 losses, and 5 ties. Based at the soccer-specific Exploria Stadium in downtown Orlando, Florida, which can house 25,500 spectators, Orlando City SC is known for bringing a strong competitive spirit to its games.

The New York Red Bulls, currently ranked #13 in the MLS standings, will aim to harness their home advantage to outmaneuver their Floridian rivals. The team, based at the Red Bull Arena, has been striving to climb up the league table, and this match presents an opportunity to gain vital points.

The soccer festivities continue on Sunday, June 4, when the Red Bull Arena hosts a highly anticipated match between the NJ/NY Gotham FC and the San Diego Wave. This game is set to start at 5:30 p.m., and tickets for this game are selling fast, marking it as the most popular Red Bull Arena home game for Gotham FC this season.

San Diego Wave, currently at #4 in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) standings, boasts a record of 5 wins, 3 losses, and 1 tie. The team calls the Snapdragon Stadium in San Diego, California, home. This stadium can accommodate a crowd of 35,000, making it one of the largest venues in the league.

The Red Bull Arena, with its 25,000-seat capacity, is expected to be buzzing with fervor and anticipation as fans of both teams descend on the venue. To help manage this influx of spectators, the Harrison Police Department will issue Traffic Bulletins for both games to ensure smooth traffic flow and aid residents who need escorts to get back to their apartment buildings and/or homes in SOHA (Southern part of Harrison) where the Red Bulls Arena is located.

For fans who want to get more information on soccer games at the Red Bulls Arena or about the Town of Harrison, additional articles can be found on the website. These include articles on past soccer games, the Town of Harrison's soccer history, a listing of Restaurants, Grocery Stores, and news. 

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Get ready for the roar of the crowd, the buzz of the atmosphere, and the thrill of top-class soccer, all unfolding at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ, on the first weekend of June.

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For traffic bulletins issued by the Harrison Police Department, visit Traffic Bulletins.  In addition,during the Red Bulls game on Saturday, June 3, 2023 there will be fireworks so heads up especially if you have pets who are affected by fireworks.

Tickets for the Red Bulls v. Orlando FC are available through this Seat Geek link.

Tickets for the NJ / NY Gotham v. San Diego Wave FC game are available through this Seat Geek link