MLS’ fiercest rivalry

28 August 3:47 pm

MLS’ fiercest rivalry

By Ryan Tronovitch

A look into Wednesday's DC-NY clash

As we approach the latest chapter in D.C. United-New York Red Bulls history tomorrow night at RFK Stadium, here’s a historic look back into Major League Soccer’s fiercest rivalry.

In the history of Major League Soccer, no other team has beat a team as much as D.C. United has beat the New York Red Bulls. D.C. United holds an impressive 31-20-7 all-time record against the Red Bulls. At home, D.C. United holds a 18-9-3 advantage, scoring an impressive 65 goals against the New York Red Bulls.

As we approach the latest chapter in D.C. United-New YorkRed Bulls history tomorrow night at RFK Stadium, here’s a historic look backinto Major League Soccer’s fiercest rivalry.

In the history of Major League Soccer, no other team hasbeat a team as much as D.C. United has beat the New York Red Bulls. D.C. Unitedholds an impressive 31-20-7 all-time record against the Red Bulls. At home,D.C. United holds a 18-9-3 advantage, scoring an impressive 65 goals againstthe New York Red Bulls.

Biggest win: 9/16/1998 – when the Black-and-Red beat thethen-MetroStars 5-0 at Giants Stadium.

Most goals: Jamie Moreno, with 24 to his name.

Fastest goal: On 6/24/12, D.C. United stunned the New YorkRed Bulls at Red Bull Arena with a Pontius goal just 31 seconds into the match.Pontius’ header from point blank range was D.C. United’s fastest goal in theclub’s 17-year history.

Post-season record: 5-1-1. United’s only loss came in ashootout on 9/24/96 after the score remained deadlocked at 2-2.