Originally scheduled to be held at Red Bull Arena, the first leg of the home-and-home series has been moved to RFK Stadium in Washington on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8:00 p.m EST. As a result, the second leg of the series will now be held at Red Bull Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 7., also at 8:00 p.m EST.
The Red Bulls earned the third seed in the Eastern Conference with 57 points, while D.C. United finished second with 58 points. In the regular season the two teams went 1-1-1 against one another. The two game series will be determined by aggregate score.