Philadelphia battles DC United in Eastern Conference showdown
Chester, Pennsylvania; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference battle when the Philadelphia Union and DC United face off.
The Union are 10-4-3 in Eastern Conference games. Philadelphia is 5-0-0 in one-goal games.
DC United is 6-4-8 against Eastern Conference opponents. DC United is fifth in the Eastern Conference giving up just 35 goals.
The teams play Saturday for the second time this season. Philadelphia won the last meeting 5-1.
LAST 10 GAMES: Philadelphia: 4-4-2, averaging 1.7 goals, 1.4 assists, 4.7 shots on goal and 5.9 corner kicks per game while allowing two goals per game.
DC United: 2-5-3, averaging 1.1 goals, 0.8 assists, 3.4 shots on goal and 4.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Philadelphia: None listed.