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New York Red Bulls (3-4-3, 12 pts.) 0 vs. 1 D.C. United (2-3-3, 9 pts.)

2020 MLS Regular Season

September 2, 2020 – Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ

Player Notes
  • Erik Sorga scored his first goal for the Black-and-Red as a 98th minute game-winner.
  • Chris Seitz recorded his first Black-and-Red clean sheet in the MLS Regular Season; his first since a 4-0 win against Atlanta United on March 3, 2018 for the Houston Dynamo. 
  • Frédéric Brillant returning to the starting lineup after being sidelined with injury for the match against Philadelphia.
  • Chris Seitz started his second consecutive match for the Black-and-Red; he recorded four saves.
  • Mohammed Abu recorded his first career start for the Black-and-Red. 
  • Oniel Fisher made his first appearance since July 21 as a 72nd minute substitute.
  • Kevin Paredes made his fourth consecutive start for the Black-and-Red.
  • Moses Nyeman made his second consecutive appearance for the Black-and-Red as a 78th minute substitute. 
  • D.C. United beat the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena for the first time since a 2-0 win on July 9, 2011. 
  • The Black-and-Red recorded their first win against the Red Bulls since a 2-0 win on May 13, 2016 at RFK Stadium.
  • D.C. United are now 35-30-15 against the Red Bulls in club history. 
  • The Black-and-Red are 14-17-8 against RBNY on the road all-time.

Match Notes

  • D.C. United are 1-1-1 on the road in 2020.
  • The Black-and-Red recorded their first shutout win on the road since the 1-0 win against the Portland Timbers on Sept. 15, 2019.

Goals by Half

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

Scoring Summary

Minute Team Goalscorer Assisted by
90'+8' D.C. United Erik Sorga  

Misconduct Summary

Minute Team Offender Reason
8' D.C. United Frédéric Brillant Unsporting Behavior
51' D.C. United Mohammed Abu Unsporting Behavior
88' New York Red Bulls Amro Tarek Unsporting Behavior

Box Score

Team Shots Shots on Goal Corners Offsides Possession (%) Saves
New York Red Bulls 17 4 12 1 58.6% 2
D.C. United 5 3 5 1 41.4% 4

New York Red Bulls’ Lineup: 

Ryan Meara, Kyle Duncan, Aaron Long (Amro Tarek 67’), Sean Nealis, Jason Pendant, Marc Rzatkowski, Sean Davis (Cristian Cásseres Jr. 71’), Omir Fernandez (Benjamin Mines 65’), Kaku, Danny Royer (Florian Valot 79’), Tom Barlow (Mathias Jørgensen 66’) 

Unused Substitutes: David Jensen, Jared Stroud, Dru Yearwood, Mandela Egbo


Manager: Chris Armas


D.C. United lineup: 

Chris Seitz, Donovan Pines, Frédéric Brillant, Joseph Mora, Kevin Paredes (Oniel Fisher 72'), Julian Gressel, Júnior Moreno, Mohammed Abu (Moses Nyeman 78’), Ulises Segura (Griffin Yow 90’), Yamil Asad, Ola Kamara (Erik Sorga 90’)

Unused Substitutes: Earl Edwards, Jr., Federico Higuaín, Axel Sjöberg


Manager: Ben Olsen


Referee: Nima Saghafi

Assistant Referees: Logan Brown, Brian Dunn

4th Official: Matthew Thompson

VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero