Watch: New York Red Bulls preview DC United match

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The New York Red Bulls end August against a weak, aimless, but still dangerous D.C. United side.

While headlines have been stolen by the Thierry Henry/Mike Petke clash, there is no bigger story than the consequences of this match. A win and the Red Bulls continue to be in the conversation for Eastern Conference leadership and Supporters Shield contention. A loss along with a set of other results can plummet New York into a middle table free-for-all.

Yes, it is that close.

Here is the team preview DC: