By the Numbers

BY THE NUMBERS, pres. by NJ Lottery: New York Red Bulls vs. D.C. United


Get to know the matchup in By The Numbers, presented by New Jersey Lottery:

8: D.C. United forward Christian Benteke leads the team with eight goals in 22 regular season appearances. The next highest total on the active roster has three.

1: In their last four matches across all competitions, D.C. has scored one goal. In total, D.C. has been shut out nine times this season, including a 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Red Bulls in the U.S. Open Cup.

2: Goalkeeper Carlos Coronel has found his form during the Leagues Cup tournament, only allowing two goals in four matches while also tallying two clean sheets. Coronel also saved three penalty kicks, including a crucial one against Atlético San Luis late in the second half that helped the Red Bulls secure a spot in the Leagues Cup knockout stage.

105: One of the original rivalries in MLS league history, this will be the 105th meeting between these two Atlantic Cup foes. The Red Bulls are undefeated in 16 of the last 19 matchups against D.C. United.

17- When D.C. takes the field at Red Bull Arena on Sunday, they will be playing their first match in 17 days. They were eliminated in the Round of 32 of Leagues Cup on August 3. The Red Bulls will be coming in off of a 12 day break in between matches.

5: New York has taken home the Atlantic Cup, the trophy awarded to the season winner between the two teams, in five of the last six seasons.