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KEYS TO THE GAME, pres. by Honda: DC United vs. New York Red Bulls

On the road for two matches during Rivalry Week, presented by Heinken, the New York Red Bulls (11-10-5, 38 pts) begin their road trip at D.C. United (10-8-9, 39 pts) on Wednesday at Audi Field. Kickoff is slated for 8 p.m. EST with coverage on UniMas, Univision Deportes and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.

Get to know the Keys to the Game, presented by Honda:

Wazza Wednesday

Wayne Rooney and D.C. United are making the long trek back from Vancouver following a Saturday night match before the midweek game against the Red Bulls.

Rooney leads D.C. in goals (11) and assists (7) on the season, including four goals from the penalty spot, in 2,049 minutes.

Up Top

The Red Bulls' leading goal scorer Brian White went down with an ankle injury on Saturday night, so how will they replace him if he's not able to go?

Bradley Wright-Phillips got the full run for the rest of the match, coming on for White. Tom Barlow and Mathias Jørgensen could also see starts or time off the bench.

Road Laundry

New York will look to limit their goals against on the road on Wednesday night. 

The Red Bulls are averaging 1.9 goals against away from home in 2019.