New York takes 2-game shutout win streak into matchup with DC United
Harrison, New Jersey; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York heads into a matchup against DC United after notching two consecutive shutout wins.
The Red Bulls are 9-8-3 in Eastern Conference play. Daniel Royer paces the seventh-ranked scoring team in the MLS with 11 goals. New York has scored 53 goals.
DC United is 7-5-8 against Eastern Conference opponents. DC United is 7-4-0 in one-goal games.
The teams meet Sunday for the second time this season. New York won the last meeting 2-1.
TOP PERFORMERS: Royer has 11 goals and six assists for New York. Kaku has two goals and one assist over the last 10 games for the Red Bulls.
LAST 10 GAMES: New York: 4-5-1, averaging 1.6 goals, 0.6 assists, 5.5 shots on goal and 6.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.
DC United: 4-5-1, averaging 1.1 goals, 0.4 assists, 3.3 shots on goal and 4.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: New York: Amro Tarek (injured), Florian Valot (injured), Brian White (injured).
DC United: Jalen Robinson (injured), Oniel Fisher (injured).