D.C. United captain Steve Birnbaum has been diagnosed with a concussion after a head-to-head clash in Saturday's 2-0 loss to New York Red Bulls, general manager Dave Kasper said Monday.
The 26-year-old centre-back suffered the injury in the second minute of added time when he collided with Red Bulls defender Damien Perrinelle while vying for a long ball.
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