Published: November 22, 2020 12:39 p.m.
Gerhard Struber has lost his debut as coach of the New York Red Bulls. The Bulls lost 3-2 at Columbus Crew in the first play-off round of Major League Soccer (MLS) on Saturday.
For the 43-year-old from Salzburg, who moved from the English second division club Barnsley to NYRB at the beginning of October, and his new team, the season is over.
The coach Gerhard Struber from Kuchl (Tennengau) has served his quarantine in New York and is eager to make his debut in Major League Soccer (MLS). The 43-year-old from Salzburg will …
No luck with Strubers first game
New York took the lead through 17-year-old Caden Clark (23rd), Pedro Santos with a penalty (26th), Darlington Nagbe (46th) and Gyasi Zardes (68th) turned the game in favor of the favorite. Brian White, who came on as a substitute for Styrian Daniel Royer in the 59th minute, only managed the connection goal in the 90th minute.
Struber is looking forward to his debut at RB New York
Instagram/Gerhard Struber Gerhard Struber will make his debut as coach of the New York Red Bulls on Saturday.
Gerhard Struber will make his debut as coach of the New York Red Bulls on Saturday.
The coach Gerhard Struber from Kuchl (Tennengau) has served his quarantine in New York and is eager to make his debut in Major League Soccer (MLS). The 43-year-old from Salzburg will look after the New York Red Bulls for the first time on Saturday in the play-off against Columbus Crew.
Struber moved from the English second division club Barnsley to New York Red Bull in early October and arrived at the Harrison / New Jersey-based club early last week.
Struber crew in the play-off against Columbus outsiders
Now his entry occurs with the first play-off round, which is decided in a game. The match in Ohio could also mean the end of the season. “It’s a special situation for me and the team,” admitted Kuchler.
Struber counts on Royer in New York
He has taken over the team with Styrian Daniel Royer from interim coach Bradley Carnell and of course he has a lot of confidence in it. “I took over a team in a good mood and with good energy. We need that on Saturday. The team showed me that they are ready for a big fight and that they can perform well,” explained Struber.
Bulls in MLS record holder
However, Columbus is the favorite. The Crew SC have won nine of their last ten home games and have been unbeaten at their Mapfre Stadium against the red bulls since March 2015. The Red Bulls have qualified for the play-off for the 21st time in their 25 years of MLS, making them record holders.
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