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
|New York Red Bulls (4-5-1): Meara; Miller, Pearce, Holgersson, Barklage; Lade, Lindpere, McCarty, Solli, Richards; Cooper.
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.
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.
Top 3 Predictions
New York Red Bulls 1-2 D.C. United
- 17.5 %
New York Red Bulls 2-1 D.C. United
- 15 %
New York Red Bulls 3-1 D.C. United
- 12.5 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Apr 13, 2013||D.C. United 0 - New York Red Bulls 2|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Mar 16, 2013||New York Red Bulls 0 - D.C. United 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Nov 8, 2012||New York Red Bulls 0 - D.C. United 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Nov 3, 2012||D.C. United 1 - New York Red Bulls 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Aug 29, 2012||D.C. United 2 - New York Red Bulls 2|
|New York Red Bulls|
|May 11, 2013||New England Revolution 1 - New York Red Bulls 1||MLS|
|May 8, 2013||New York Red Bulls 2 - Montreal Impact 1||MLS|
|May 4, 2013||Columbus Crew 0 - New York Red Bulls 1||MLS|
|Apr 27, 2013||Toronto FC 1 - New York Red Bulls 2||MLS|
|Apr 20, 2013||New York Red Bulls 4 - New England Revolution 1||MLS|
|-||Jan Gunnar Solli||Midfielder|
|-||Jhonny Alexandre Arteaga||Striker|
|14||Dwayne De Rosario||Midfielder|
|-||Emiliano Ariel Dudar||Defender|
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