Match Today: Barcelona vs New York Red Bulls 31-07-2022 Friendly Match

Barcelona will continue its preparations for the 2022-23 season with a pre-season friendly match against Major League Soccer team New York Red Bulls in New Jersey on Saturday night. The Catalans will enter the competition after a 2-2 draw with Juventus on Tuesday, while the Red Bulls suffered a 5-1 loss to Orlando City in the US Open on Wednesday. The New York Red Bulls play 22 games in their MLS season, and have a total of 36 points, putting him third in the Eastern Conference, six points behind leader Philadelphia Union. The Red Bulls claimed a 4-3 victory over Austin in their last league game on July 24, but they will enter that competition after their 5-1 defeat to Orlando City in the US Open on Wednesday night.

Barcelona vs New York Red Bulls

Meanwhile, Barcelona will enter the competition after its 2-2 draw with Italian giants Juventus on Tuesday evening. An entertaining competition in Texas saw Ousmane Dembele and Moise Kean score doubles, and Xavi's team are now preparing for their pre-season summer friendly. Playing four times during pre-season, the Catalan giants opened their pre-season with a 1-1 draw against Olot on July 13, while the first two matches of their US tour saw them beat Inter Miami 6-0 and Real Madrid 1-0 . Xavi Pumas will face UNAM in the Joan Gamper Cup on August 7 before starting their 2022-23 La Liga campaign at home to Rayo Vallecano on August 13. Barcelona, ​​despite its financial problems, has managed to bolster its squad with the arrival of Frank Kessie, Andreas Christensen, Ravenha and Robert Lewandowski this summer, while a deal with Jules Conde of Sevilla has also been agreed.

New York Red Bulls vs Barcelona

While Gerhard Strooper's team is in the league against Colorado Rapids on August 2, but the opportunity to face Barcelona does not come often, so the club will currently focus on this competition, even if they have more importance. upcoming matches. Coach Strooper is sure to make full use of his squad in this match, and the Austrian is expected to use the majority of his first-team players against the Catalan giants. The club's fans will also demand a refund from their team after the disappointing defeat to Orlando City, which saw them fail to qualify for the final of the competition against the Sacramento Republic. While the Catalan side will compete to challenge Real Madrid for the Spanish League title in the new season, while also hoping to make a greater impression. In Europe, having been eliminated from the group stage of the Champions League and the quarter-finals of the Champions League. European League last season.