Ola Kamara celebrbates his goal while goalkeeper Carlos Coronel can’t believe it. (Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports)
One goal was enough for D.C. United, which registered a 1-0 win over the Red Bulls at Audi Field in Washington, D.C. Sunday night.
The Red Bulls (5-6-3, 18 points ) dropped to ninth place in the Eastern Conference while United (6-7-2, 20) climbed over New York into eighth place.
Ola Kamara beat goalkeeper Carlos Coronel in the 27th minute after Julian Gressel picked up a loose ball and fed his teammate.
New York enjoyed 60 percent possession but could not find the net.
Midfielder Caden Clark returned to the starting lineup for the first time since July 18 after undergoing an appendectomy.
Red Bulls captain Sean Davis made his 152nd MLS regular season appearance, moving eight appearances shy of passing Dane Richards for fifth all-time in franchise history.
New York returns to Red Bull Arena for a two match homestand, beginning with the New England Revolution Saturday, July 31 at 6 p.m. ET.