New York Red Bulls 1 (16-6-4, 52 points) v. D.C. United 0 (7-10-6, 27 points)
2018 MLS Regular Season
August 26, 2018 – Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
- Steven Birnbaum won 14 aerial duels in the match; the most by a single player on D.C. United all season.
- Birnbaum leads MLS with 122 aerial wins this season.
- Bill Hamid recorded three saves in the match; the most he's recorded since returning to the team on Aug. 8.
- United captain Wayne Rooney made his 500th league appearance between the English Premier League and Major League Soccer; Rooney has made 98 appearances with Everton, 398 with Manchester United and nine with D.C. United.
- United are 34-29-13 against the Red Bulls all-time.
- The Black-and-Red are 13-17-7 at Red Bull Arena all-time.
- The Black-and-Red are 1-9-5 on the road this season.
- United are 1-6-4 this season when conceding the first goal.
- The Black-and-Red were shutout on the road for only the second time this season.
Goals by Half
|1st Half||2nd Half||Total|
|New York Red Bulls||0||1||1|
|56'||New York Red Bulls||Kaku|
|9'||New York Red Bulls||Bradley Wright-Phillips||Unsporting Behavior|
|37'||New York Red Bulls||Alejandro Romero Gamarra||Unsporting Behavior|
|63'||D.C. United||Zoltán Stieber||Unsporting Behavior|
|88'||D.C. United||Paul Arriola||Unsporting Behavior|
|90'+4'||D.C. United||Ulises Segura||Unsporting Behavior|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
|New York Red Bulls||11||4||6||0||47.3%||2|
D.C. United lineup:
Bill Hamid; Oniel Fisher, Steven Birnbaum, Kofi Opare, Joseph Mora; Júnior Moreno, Russell Canouse; Yamil Asad (Zoltán Stieber 49'), Luciano Acosta (Ulises Segura 80'), Paul Arriola; Wayne Rooney (Darren Mattocks 79')
Unused Substitutes: Travis Worra, Chris Durkin, Frédéric Brillant, Vytas
New York Red Bulls lineup:
Luis Robles; Micheal Murillo, Tim Parker, Aaron Long, Kemar Lawrence; Tyler Adams, Marc Rzatkowski; Derrick Etinne (Alex Muyl 71'), Alejandro Romero-Gamarra (Sean Davis 86'), Daniel Royer (Andres Ivan 71'); Bradley Wright-Phillips
Unused Substitutes: Ryan Meara, Connor Lade, Fidel Escobar, Brian White
Referee: David Gantar
Assistant Referees: Michael Kampmeinert, Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho
Fourth Official: Marcos de Oliveira
VAR: Alex Chilowicz