D.C. to play New York Red Bulls in semifinal round

UPDATE: Due to Hurricane Sandy, D.C. United will now host New York on Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 PM, with the second leg next Wednesday at Red Bull Arena - MORE INFO

With yesterday's 1-1 draw against the Chicago Fire, D.C. United has secured the second seed in the upcoming Eastern Conference playoffs and are set to face the third seeded New York Red Bulls. United will play at Red Bull Arena Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m. ET before hosting the return leg of the two-game, total-goal series on Wednesday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Both matches are set to be televised to a live national audience by NBC Sports Network and aired locally via United's Spanish-language radio partner La Nueva 87.7 FM.

Tickets for MLS Cup playoff matches played at RFK Stadium are now on sale with all United plan holders enjoying priority seating options and discounted pricing by calling D.C. United Customer Service at 202-587-5000. Individual game tickets are available online, by calling (202) 432-SEAT or by visiting any TicketMaster outlet. Tickets are priced at $60 for Mezzanine seats, $50 for Midfield, $40 for Sideline and $30 for Endline. Groups of 15 or more may also purchase seats at discounted rates online or by calling D.C. United Customer Service at 202-587-5000.

This year, with a 1-1-1 record against the New York Red Bulls, D.C. United claimed the Atlantic Cup following its 2-2 tie on August 29. When it comes to the MLS Cup Playoffs, United boasts a 5-1-1 record, with its only loss coming in a shootout back in 1996.

D.C. United finishes the 2012 MLS regular season with a 17-10-7 record (58 points). Ben Olsen’s club enters the post-season on a seven-game unbeaten run, going 5-0-2 (17 points) during that span. United has yet to lose a home game since falling 1-0 to Sporting Kansas City on opening night back on March 10. Since that game, United has gone 16 home games without a loss – going 12-0-4 en route to the League’s best home point total this year (40).

While the club could host as many as three matches en route to an MLS Cup Final appearance, D.C. United Season Ticket Holders would access the first two playoff matches using the Special Match 2 and Special Match 3 tickets in their season ticket books.

More information on all 2013 D.C. United ticket plans available online, or call 202-587-5000.

D.C. United is the most successful professional soccer organization in the history of the United States. United is four-time MLS Cup Champions (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004) and winners of the 1996 and 2008 U.S. Open Cup, the 1998 CONCACAF Champions Cup, the 1998 Interamerican Cup and the 1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007 MLS Supporters Shield.