Major League Soccer action on Thursday as D.C. and Red Bulls meet at Audi Field – 1:30am GMT.
D.C. currently sitting in ninth place, are two·places lower than seventh placed Red Bulls, heading into the clash.
D.C. United’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 41 points this season
A loss to New York away, and then New England Revolution at home is not good enough to retain a credible run of form in the Major League Soccer. D.C. will see this as an opportunity to get their season back on track.
Also, With 41 points (12W, 14L and 5D), they are established in ninth position in the League having won 12 fixtures, drawn five games, and lost 14 matches.
Playing at home, D.C. have won 10 meetings, drawn one game, and lost four games.
Victory for D.C. United would take their points tally to 44 so far this season.
Good Attacking Performance
D.C. have a good scoring record this season, with 51 netted so far. Their stand out attacking players have been Bill, Chris, and Jonathan. Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with D.C. so far, having conceded 50 goals in their last fixtures so far.
New York Red Bulls arrive at this fixture, having secured 43 points so far this season
Red Bulls will be hoping to increase their row, after victories over both Columbus Crew and New York.
Also, Red Bulls keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last six meetings is astonishing this season. With 43 points, they currently sit seventh in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 12 wins, 11 losses and 7 draws having won 12 matches, drawn seven meetings, and lost 11 matches.
Red Bulls’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to D.C. In the 15 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five games, drawn two fixtures, and lost eight fixtures.
New York Red Bulls will have 46 points if they manage to secure a victory.
D.C. United v New York Red Bulls – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels D.C. and Red Bulls have faced each other 93 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in D.C.’s favour (40 – 33). Additionally, ten of the previous 15 matches between D.C. and Red Bulls have resulted in a D.C. win. The last time they played each other in this competition was September 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.
Players to watch
For D.C., Bill has netted
in 31 League games this campaign, while Anthony is one of the top performing players after having scored
in 30 League matches so far for Red Bulls.
Other standout players for D.C. are Chris and Jonathan with respectively and for Red Bulls are Carlos Miguel and David with respectively.