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MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - D.C. United

A win by D.C. earlier in the season is the difference in the table currently, with New York trailing by three points.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Chris Pontius, Danny Cruz, D.C. United, New York Red Bulls, MLS
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  PROBABLE LINEUPS
New York Red Bulls (4-5-1): Meara; Miller, Pearce, Holgersson, Barklage; Lade, Lindpere, McCarty, Solli, Richards; Cooper.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Teemu Tainio (R knee sprain); FW Jose Angulo (R knee sprain); FW Thierry Henry (R calf strain); MF Rafa Marquez (R thigh contusion)
D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Woolard, Jakovic, McDonald, Russell; DeLeon, De Rosario, Kitchen, Najar; Pontius, Santos.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Lance Rozeboom (L knee ACL tear)

PROBABLE: MF Danny Cruz (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • D.C. dominates the all-time record with NY, winning 31 to New York's 19. The teams have drawn 19 times as well.
  • United also beat its Northeast rival earlier in the season and took last season's away leg with a 1-0 victory.
  • D.C. coach Ben Olsen will manage the All-Star team. He replaces Peter Nowak, who was fired by the Philadelphia Union recently.
  • Kenny Cooper and Thierry Henry are second and third on the MLS goalscoring charts with 11 and nine goals this season respectively. Dwayne De Rosario is joint-top of the league with eight assists.
  • D.C. is first in the East with 30 points. New York is only three points back with a game in hand.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 12, 2014 D.C. United 1 - New York Red Bulls 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 31, 2013 New York Red Bulls 2 - D.C. United 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 13, 2013 D.C. United 0 - New York Red Bulls 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 16, 2013 New York Red Bulls 0 - D.C. United 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Nov 8, 2012 New York Red Bulls 0 - D.C. United 1
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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
18Ryan MearaGoalkeeper
44Heath PearceDefender
4Rafa MárquezDefender
7R. MillerDefender
-Jan Gunnar SolliMidfielder
16Connor LadeDefender
14Mehdi BallouchyMidfielder
11Dax McCartyMidfielder
-Joel LindpereMidfielder
26Brandon BarklageMidfielder
33Kenny CooperStriker
-Jeremy VuoloGoalkeeper
2Wilman CondeDefender
-Jonathan BorrajoDefender
22Stephen KeelDefender
-V. PálssonMidfielder
14Thierry HenryStriker
-Jhonny Alexandre ArteagaStriker
28Bill HamidGoalkeeper
3Robbie RussellDefender
14Brandon McDonaldDefender
-Dejan JakovicDefender
24Daniel WoolardDefender
44Danny CruzMidfielder
14Dwayne De RosarioMidfielder
13Chris PontiusMidfielder
14Nick DeLeonMidfielder
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
-Hamdi SalihiStriker
31Joe WillisGoalkeeper
-Emiliano Ariel DudarDefender
27Branko BoškovićMidfielder
55Marcelo SaragosaMidfielder
14A. NajarMidfielder
24Lewis NealMidfielder
-Maicon SantosStriker
Players to Watch
Dane Richards
Dane Richards
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 0
Games Goals YC RC
0 0 0 0
Dwayne De Rosario
Dwayne De Rosario
Position: Midfielder
Squad Number: 14
Games Goals YC RC
5 0 0 0
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