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D.C. United (1-0-0, 3 pts.) 2 vs. 1 New York CIty FC (0-1-0, 0 pts.) 

2021 MLS Regular Season

April 17, 2021 – Audi Field – Washington, DC

Player Notes
  • Brendan Hines-Ike scored his first MLS goal in his career in the 39th minute of the match.
  • Russell Canouse scored the game-winner in the 44th minute; his fourth goal all-time for the Black-and-Red.
  • Júnior Moreno recorded his first assist of the season in the 39th minute; his seventh of his career. 
  • Julian Gressel recorded his first assist of the season in the 44th minute; his 39th all-time in MLS.
  • Canouse scored in his second consecutive MLS opener; he scored the lone goal against the Colorado Rapids on Feb. 29, 2020.
  • Brendan Hines-Ike made his MLS debut and completed 90 minutes.
  • Antonio Alfaro made his Black-and-Red debut and completed 88 minutes in the match.
  • Andy Najar made his first appearance for the club since completing 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw against the Chicago Fire on Oct. 27, 2012.
  • The Black-and-Red are 5-5-3 against New York City FC all-time.
  • D.C. United are 5-2-1 against NYCFC at Audi Field all-time.

Match Notes

  • The Black-and-Red are 1-0-0 at Audi Field in 2021. 
  • D.C. United are 1-0-0 in the 2021 MLS Regular Season.. 
  • Audi Field hosted fans for the first time since the 2-1 win against Inter Miami on March 7, 2020.


Goals by Half

  1st Half 2nd Half Final
D.C. United 2 0 2
New York City FC 1 0 1

Scoring Summary

Minute Team Goalscorer Assisted by
15' New York City FC Valentin Castellanos Anton Tinnerholm
39' D.C. United Brendan Hines-Ike Júnior Moreno
44' D.C. United Russell Canouse Julian Gressel

Misconduct Summary

Minute Team Offender Reason
9' D.C. United Frédéric Brillant Unsporting Behavior
74' New York City FC Valentin Castellanos  Unsporting Behavior
77' D.C. United Julian Gressel Unsporting Behavior
82' New York City FC Anton Tinnerholm Dissent

Box Score

Team Shots Shots on Goal Corners Offsides Possession (%) Saves
D.C. United 11 4 7 3 38.1% 3
New York City FC 12 4 4 2 61.9% 2


D.C. United lineup:  Chris Seitz, Joseph Mora, Antonio Alfaro (Andy Najar 88'), Frédéric Brillant, Brendan Hines-Ike, Julian Gressel, Júnior Moreno, Russell Canouse, Edison Flores, Yamil Asad(Adrien Perez 77'), Erik Sorga (Nigel Robertha 75')

Unused Substitutes:  Jon Kempin, Jacob Greene, Andy Najar, Moses Nyeman, Adrien Perez, Kimarni Smith, Griffin Yow

Manager: Hernán Losada 


New York City FC Lineup:  Sean Johnson, Anton Tinnerholm, Maxime Chanot, Alexander Callens (Alfredo Morales 71'), James Sands, Gudmundur Thorarinsson (Malte Amundsen 71'), Maxi Moralez, Ismael Tajouri-Shradi (Andres Jasson 71'), Jesus Medina, Keaton Parks, Valentin Castellanos

Unused Substitutes: Chris Gloster, Sebastien Ibeagha, Luis Barraza, Tayvon Gray, Nicolas Acevedo, Vuk Latinovich 

Manager: Ronny Deila


Referee: Ted Unkel
Assistant Referees: Adam Wienchowski, Cory Richardson
Fourth Official: Joshua Encarnacion
VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero
AVAR: Brian Dunn