Get to know the matchup in By The Numbers, presented by New Jersey Lottery:
104- This will be the 104th matchup between historic rivals D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls, the most New York has played a single opponent in the club’s history.
5- This will be the fifth matchup in the U.S. Open Cup between the two Atlantic Cup squads, with each club earning two wins. The last matchup came last season, where New York earned a 3-0 victory at Audi Field in the Round of 32.
32- Defender Andrés Reyes has 32 interceptions in 11 matches so far this season, which continues to lead the league.
990- Defender Sean Nealis is the only Red Bulls outfield player that has played every minute of New York’s eleven matches in 2023. However, he will have to miss the Open Cup match against D.C. due to yellow card accumulation from the 2022 tournament.
5- D.C. United forward Christian Benteke leads the club with five goals in 11 appearances so far in the 2023 season.
2- New York has scored more than one goal in a match only twice in their last 15 matches across all competitions, dating back to the 2022 season. The last time the Red Bulls scored more than one goal was March 18 against Columbus.