Goalkeeper Bill Hamid made two saves, and D.C. United managed a scoreless draw against the visiting New York Red Bulls on Sunday, maintaining position for home-field advantage in the playoffs.
With both teams locked into the postseason, only seeding was on the line. With the draw, D.C. (49 points) remained in fourth in the Eastern Conference -- the final spot for a first-round home game -- with a one-point lead over the Red Bulls (48 points).
Tom Barlow scored his third goal of the season, and the New York Red Bulls defeated the Philadelphia Union 2-0 at Red Bull Arena on Sunday while moving above Toronto FC in the Eastern Conference table.
Daniel Royer added his 11th goal late for the Red Bulls (14-13-5, 47 points), who for the moment rose to fourth in the East, one point above a D.C. United side that played later Sunday at home against Seattle.
Having already clinched a playoff berth, New York is competing for a top-four spot, which...