D.C. United 1 (9-20-5, 32 points) v. New York Red Bulls 2 (14-12-8, 50 points)
Oct. 22, 2017 – RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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|
|New York Red Bulls||0||2||2|
|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|
|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|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
|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