New York hosts Philadelphia after shutout win
Harrison, New Jersey; Sunday, 6:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: A game after shutting out Portland 2-0, New York hosts Philadelphia.
The Red Bulls are 8-8-3 against Eastern Conference opponents. New York is fourth in the Eastern Conference drawing 167 corner kicks, averaging 5.4 per game.
The Union are 12-4-3 in Eastern Conference games. Philadelphia is 6-1-1 when it scores a pair of goals.
The teams meet Sunday for the second time this season. Philadelphia won the last meeting 3-2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Daniel Royer has 10 goals and six assists for New York. Kaku has two goals and two assists over the past 10 games for the Red Bulls.
LAST 10 GAMES: New York: 4-5-1, averaging 1.5 goals, 0.6 assists, 5.3 shots on goal and 6.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.
Philadelphia: 5-3-2, averaging 1.8 goals, 1.6 assists, 4.5 shots on goal and 5.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: New York: Amro Tarek (injured), Florian Valot (injured), Brian White (injured).
Philadelphia: Matt Freese (injured).