New York visits Philadelphia for first round of playoffs
Chester, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Red Bulls visit the Philadelphia Union in the first round of the MLS Cup Playoffs.
The Union are 12-7-3 in Eastern Conference play. Philadelphia is 7-1-1 when it scores two goals.
The Red Bulls are 9-9-4 in conference matchups. New York has 32 of its 53 goals in the second half of matches.
The teams meet Sunday for the third time this season. New York won the last meeting 2-0.
LAST 10 GAMES: Philadelphia: 5-4-1, averaging 1.7 goals, 1.5 assists, 4.9 shots on goal and 5.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.
New York: 3-5-2, averaging 1.2 goals, 0.5 assists, five shots on goal and 6.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.