Despite a dominant first half, D.C. United lost their cool in the second and walked away from the first-of-two playoff series against the New York Red Bulls with a 1-1 tie.
D.C. United will face off against a familiar foe in the New York Red Bulls in first round of the MLS playoffs.
When D.C. United takes the field this Saturday for the first game of their two-game Eastern Conference Semifinals series, they'll be lining up against a side featuring two of the league's top scorers and a wealth of playoff experience.
Due to the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, Major League Soccer requested that D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls switch their home matches in the upcoming two-match Eastern Conference semifinals. DCU will now open the series at home on Saturday, November 3 at 8 p.m. and their originally scheduled November 7 match in Washington will now be played that night in New York at 8 p.m.