HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — New York Red Bulls defender Damien Perrinelle will miss the rest of the MLS playoffs with a knee injury.

The Red Bulls said Tuesday that Perrinelle injured his left knee in the second half of Sunday's first leg of the Eastern Conference semifinals against D.C. United at RFK Stadium.

Perrinelle played in 28 games during the regular season, starting 27 at center back.

The Red Bulls beat D.C. United 1-0 on Sunday. The second leg of the home-and-home series will be played Sunday at Red Bull Arena.