Major League Soccer: DC United stops New York RB with a 0-0 draw

WASHINGTON. DC United 0-0 New York RB played out a goalless draw.


WASHINGTON. New York RB didn’t concede much to DC United to lock the result on a 0-0 scoreline on Saturday. DC United was far superior when it came to possession ball (63%)​.

The match was played at the Audi Field stadium in Washington on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. In the presence of 16,258 spectators.​ The referee was Pierre Luce Lauziere who had the assistance of Frank Anderson and Adam Garner. The 4th official was Thomas Snyder. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot around 30.5 degrees Celsius or 86.92 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 25%.​

Match Statistics

DC United was in firm control of the ball 63% while New York RB was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

DC United was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 4 shots of which 2 were on target. However, this did not suffice for DC United to win the match​.

DC United shot 4 times, 2 on target, 2 off target. On the opposite side, New York RB shot 13 times, 0 on target, 13 off target.


DC United received 1 yellow card (T. Fountas). On the other side, New York RB received 1 yellow card (S. Nealis).

After playing this encounter, DC United will have 21 points to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, New York RB will have 36 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 41'

    T. Fountas

    J. Hopkins

  • 46'


    O. Fernandez

  • 55'

    S. Guediri

    K. Smith

  • 56'

    P. Klimala

    T. Barlow

  • 58'

    T. Fountas

  • 74'

    C. Clark

    L. Morgan

  • 74'

    A. Reyes

    C. Harper

  • 77'

    R. Canouse

    A. Najar

  • 78'

    T. Ku-DiPietro

    M. Rodriguez

  • 78'

    O. Kamara

    M. Berry

  • 83'

    F. Amaya

    D. Yearwood

  • 90'

    S. Nealis

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, DC United will play away against New England on the 13th of August with a 21-16 head to head record in favor of New England (12 draws).

New York RB will host Orlando City on the 13th of August with a 9-5 head to head in favor of New York RB (3 draws).

DC United: Formation and Lineups

DC United started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Wayne Mark Rooney chose to play with the following team: Rafael Romo (7.0), Andy Najar (6.9), Steve Birnbaum (7.3), Tony Alfaro, Tony Alfaro (7.7), Kimarni Smith (6.8), Christopher Durkin (6.7), Sofiane Djeffal (7.4), Ravel Morrison (6.4), Jackson Hopkins (6.8), Miguel Berry (6.6) and Martín Rodríguez (6.5).


DC United made 5 changes: J. Hopkins for T. Fountas (41′), K. Smith for S. Guediri (55′), A. Najar for R. Canouse (77′), M. Rodriguez for T. Ku-DiPietro (78′) and M. Berry for O. Kamara (78′).

Top player: Tony Alfaro

Probably the most impressive player in DC United was Tony Alfaro.

His rating is (7.7) with 69 passes (89% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 14.

New York RB: Formation and Lineups

New York RB started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the opposite side, Gerhard Struber played with: Carlos Miguel (7.1), Dylan Nealis (7.1), Sean Nealis (6.9), Aaron Long (6.7), Cameron Harper (7.4), Dru Yearwood (6.9), Cristian Cásseres Jr. (7.7), John Tolkin (7.2), Lewis Morgan (6.8), Omir Fernandez (6.9), Tom Barlow (6.6).


New York RB made 5 changes: O. Fernandez for Luquinhas (46′), T. Barlow for P. Klimala (56′), L. Morgan for C. Clark (74′), C. Harper for A. Reyes (74′) and D. Yearwood for F. Amaya (83′).

Top player: Cristian Cásseres Jr.

The player who no doubt impressed New York RB the most was Cristian Cásseres Jr..

His rating is (7.7) with 25 passes (68% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.

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