These newcomers will try to mesh with a good foundation that ranges from 19-year-old talent Tyler Adams to veteran striker Bradley Wright-Phillips and goalkeeper Luis Robles.
This is the Red Bulls’ fourth trip to the CCL, most recently advancing to the quarterfinals before bowing out to Vancouver Whitecaps FC during the 2016-17 edition. Olimpia, whose roster includes Honduras national teamer and former Houston Dynamo loanee Carlo Costly, were eliminated in the group stage of the 2016-17 tournament. Leg 2 between these two sides takes place on Thursday, March 1 (10 p.m. ET).