Paul 10-22-17

Post-Match Facts | Week 34

D.C. United 1 (9-20-5, 32 points) v. New York Red Bulls 2 (14-12-8, 50 points)

2017 MLS Regular Season
Oct. 22, 2017 – RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
Attendance: 41,418

Player Notes

  • Marcelo Sarvas captained D.C. United for the first time.
  • Paul Arriola's goal at the 44th minute was his first career MLS goal.
  • Luciano Acosta ends 2017 leading the team in goals (5) and second in assists (5), including his assist on Arriola's 44th minute goal.  

#DCvNY Notes

  • D.C. United fell to 0-2-1 this season against the New York Red Bulls.
  • United are now 21-11-6 all time vs. the Red Bulls at RFK Stadium. 
  • The Black-and-Red have scored 77 goals all time against the Red Bulls at RFK.

Match Notes 

  • D.C. United end 2017 going 7-3-1 after scoring the first goal.
  • United finished the 2017 campaign going 6-14-3 against the Eastern Conference.
  • It was United's second loss this season when down a man.
  • The Black-and-Red end the season an even 7-7-0 in games decided by one goal.

Goals by Half

  1st Half 2nd Half Total
D.C. United 1 0 1
New York Red Bulls 0 2 2

Misconduct Summary

Minute Team Offender Reason
23' New York Red Bulls Fidel Escobar Not Retreating
70' D.C. United Luciano Acosta Violent Conduct
90'+6' New York Red Bulls Alex Muyl Unsporting Behavior

Scoring Summary

Minute Team Goalscorer Assisted by
44' D.C. United Paul Arriola Luciano Acosta
68' New York Red Bulls Michael Murillo Muhamed Keita
75' New York Red Bulls Gonzalo Veron Alex Muyl, Vincent Bezecourt

Box Score

Team Shots Shots on Goal Corners Offsides Possession (%) Saves
D.C. United 16 4 9 0 49.2 1
New York Red Bulls 9 3 3 3 50.8 4

D.C. United lineup:

Steve Clark; Chris Korb (Lloyd Sam, 79'); Kofi Opare, Jalen Robinson, Nick DeLeon; Russell Canouse (Ian Harkes, 58'), Marcelo Sarvas; Zoltan Stieber, Luciano Acosta, Paul Arriola; Patrick Mullins (Deshorn Brown, 77')

Unused Substitutes: Chris Odoi-Atsem; Sean Franklin; Bruno Miranda; Eric Klenofsky

New York Red Bulls lineup:

Luis Robles; Sal Zizzo (Connor Lade, 23'), Fidel Escobar, Michael Murillo, Kemar Lawrence (Tyler Adams, 59') ; Dilly Duka, Vincent Bezecourt; Muhamed Keita (Sean Davis, 73'), Derrick Etienne Jr., Alex Muyl; Gonzalo Veron

Unused Substitutes: Felipe Martins; Ryan Meara

Referee: David Gantar
Assistant Referees: Daniel Belleau, Gjovalin Bori
Fourth Official: Mark Kadlecik
Video Assistant Referee: David Barrie