(D.C. United)
(D.C. United)

First place at stake …

Venue: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET.

Local TV: Comcast SportsNet.

Pay packages: Direct Kick, MLS Live (subject to blackout).

Radio: WJFK 1580 AM (English), WLZL 107.9 FM (Spanish).

Referee: Juan Guzman.

Weather: 60 degrees, 0 percent chance of rain.

United’s Conor Doyle and Luis Silva did not travel because of illness. Chris Rolfe, recovering from a minor injury, stayed home as well. With a third match in eight days, Fabian Espindola is on the bench.

DCU LINEUP: Hamid; Korb, Boswell, Parke, Fernandez; DeLeon, Kitchen, Arnaud, Caskey; Martin, Johnson. Subs: Dykstra, Birnbaum, Franklin, Neal, Jeffrey, Porter, Espindola.

NE LINEUP: Shuttleworth; Tierney, Goncalves, Soares, Farrell; Dorman; Fagundez, Nguyen, Kobayashi, Bunbury; Mullins. Subs: Knighton, Caldwell, Neumann, Rowe, Imbongo, McCarthy, Barnes.

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