DC United vs New York Red Bulls for the Major League Soccer championship match on Thursday at Audi Field Stadium.
The home side comes to this stage of the MLS after eliminating Whitecaps following 1-0 away loss in the previous round. This is a team little affected by the home factor, it has similar results at home and away.
The home team, DC United, is entering this new Major League Soccer match having a very exciting season so far, reaching this meeting in the 4th position of the league table, with 39 points added, which puts the local team in the playoff zone to determine who will be the champion.
In the last 10 home league matches, DC United has a record of 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 16 points out of 30 possible.
Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition.
New York Red Bulls
As for the visiting team, sponsored by Red Bull, comes to this new match of the United States National Football League, being placed just one position below its opponent in this Confederation.
The away team comes to this stage of the MLS after a home draw by 1-1 with New England. This is a stronger team when they play at their stadium.
Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offence has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the previous 10 games for this competition.
The fact that the New York Red Bulls is in the playoff zone is not surprising, after all, it has the potential for that.