United vs. Red Bulls
Where: RFK Stadium. When:7:30 p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet.
Radio: WFED (1050 AM), English; WYSK (1350 AM), WZHF (1390 AM), WACA (1540 AM), WLXE (1600 AM), Spanish.
Records: United 4-7-1, Red Bulls 4-3-3.
D.C. Probable Starters (4-4-2 formation): GK Zach Wells; Ds Devon McTavish, Gonzalo Peralta, Gonzalo Martínez, Marc Burch; MFs Santino Quaranta, Clyde Simms, Rod Dyachenko, Fred; Fs Jaime Moreno, Luciano Emilio.
N.Y. Probable Starters (4-5-1): GK Jon Conway; Ds Chris Leitch, Andrew Boyens, Jeff Parke, Kevin Goldthwaite; MFs Dane Richards, Seth Stammler, Dave van den Bergh, Mike Magee, Danleigh Borman; F John Wolyniec.
Notes: United D Bryan Namoff and MF Marcelo Gallardo are serving one-game suspensions for receiving red cards last Saturday at Chicago. F Francis Doe is on Liberian national team duty. . . . MF Claudio Reyna and F Juan Pablo Ángel, New York's million-dollar players, are out with hamstring injuries. . . . United is unbeaten in its past three games (2-0-1); the Red Bulls are 1-2-1 in their last four. . . . United is 3-0-2 in its last five home matches against the Red Bulls, including the playoffs, and has a 19-7-3 all-time mark in all competitions against them at RFK.
-- Steven Goff