Luis Silva celebrates his eighth goal of the year. (By Tony Quinn)

Reading material from Post colleague Chelsea Janes, who covered for me while my wife and I were taking our son to college in NYC: match report from D.C. United’s 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls in front of 19,453 at RFK Stadium.

Next: at Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, 10 p.m. ET (Comcast SportsNet)

Supporters’ Shield standings

Seattle Sounders 48 points from 25 matches, 1.92 points per match, +11 goal difference

Los Angeles Galaxy 46 points from 25 matches, 1.84, +21

D.C. United 46 points from 26 matches, 1.77, +12

Real Salt Lake 43 points from 26 matches, 1.65, +9

FC Dallas 42 points from 26 matches, 1.62, +11

Sporting Kansas City 42 points from 26 matches, 1.62, +8

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