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
- 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.
- 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|
|New York City FC||1||0||1|
|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|
|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|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
|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
Assistant Referees: Adam Wienchowski, Cory Richardson
VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero
AVAR: Brian Dunn