Will we still be calling this the Hudson River Derby by the end of the season? Who cares? It's what we're calling it now. This is the first iteration of the New York Red Bulls vs New York City FC. It is a match-up that will eventually have a history to call on and a name reflective of its past and present. For now, it is RBNY's next game, and therefore the won we are hoping it will win - since OaM is always hoping RBNY will win its next game.
For more coherent words on what lies ahead, check out our match preview. Or listen to Red Bull Rant's take. Or consider how theories of International Relations suggest RBNY ought to react to the arrival of a new challenger to its position in the regional soccer hierarchy.
And when the game begins, here are some the places you will find it: