Red Bulls look to clinch East

The Red Bulls (14-9-6) can clinch the Eastern Conference title and home-field advantage throughout the MLS playoffs with a victory Thursday at home vs. New England (9-15-5).

Thierry Henry, hampered by a knee injury, will miss his second consecutive match for the Red Bulls.

New York missed an opportunity to clinch the conference on Saturday, losing 2-1 to Philadelphia.

Thursday night's game will be broadcast at 7:30 p.m. by ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN3.com.