1st Leg deficit too much to overcome as United are bounced from Champions League despite 2-1 win over Alajuelense

Hoping to overturn a 5-2 deficit from the first leg of D.C. United’s quarterfinal matchup with Alajuelense proved too difficult as United dropped the aggregate score series 6-4, despite United’s 2-1 victory at soggy RFK Stadium. Eerily similar to the situation that saw United eliminated from the MLS Cup playoffs last November (United trailed New […]

United completely outclassed in Costa Rica; Advancement in dire straits

While the list of advantages not in D.C. United’s favor were many heading into the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal knockout round against LD Alajuelense, the bottom line is that they were completely outclassed in all facets of the game in their 5-2 loss tonight in Alajuela, Costa Rica. Alajuelense put United […]

Mistakes, missed opportunities abound as United drop final preseason match in Dallas by 3-1 score

Not exactly the way Ben Olsen wanted this one to go. With the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League beckoning just a week away, Olsen was looking for a solid effort to take down to Costa Rica. Well, that didn’t exactly pan out as D.C. United dropped a 3-1 decision to FC Dallas at […]

United captures The Dillo with 1-0 win over FC Dallas

D.C. United captured the vaunted Dillo trophy with their 1-0 win this afternoon over FC Dallas in the final of the ATX Pro Challenge in Austin, Texas. Chris Rolfe’s sensational goal in the 54th minute was the game-winner for the Black-and-Red as they have taken back-to-back preseason tournaments coupled with last years Charleston Challenge Cup […]

United tap Aguilar and Metzger in 2015 MLS SuperDraft

D.C. United this afternoon selected M/F Miguel Aguilar from the University of San Francisco (17th pick overall – 1st Round) and MF Dan Metzger from the University of Maryland (42nd pick overall – last pick in 2nd Round) in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Aguilar, a 2014 […]