United win game, but lose series to rivals Red Bull

D.C. United may have won the battle today, but they lost the war against their most bitter rivals in New York Red Bull. D.C.’s 2-1 win this afternoon was not enough to overturn a two-goal deficit from their encounter last weekend at Red Bull Arena and the Red Bulls advance to the Eastern Conference final […]

Who Will Olsen Start at Left Back?

The Black and Red find themselves in a difficult position heading into the final leg of their series against the New York Red Bulls. Down 2-0 on aggregate, DC United must score at least two goals to send the series into extra time. Give up a goal, and the new away goals rule will force United to have to score at least four to stay alive. Photo: Martin Fernandez.

United in big trouble after 2-0 first leg loss to Red Bull

D.C. United couldn’t have picked a worse time to play one of their worst matches of the season. Bradley Wright-Phillips and Peguy Luyindula scored on either side of halftime to complete a thorough and comprehensive 2-0 win over the Black-and-Red this afternoon at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. The win puts Red Bull […]

If I Had the Wings of an Eagle

During the dog days of the season, the major question for the Black and Red heading into playoff time was the striker position. Would it be an in-form Luis Silva, or the designated player Eddie Johnson starting alongside Fabian Espindola? Due to an ill-timed injury in Houston, it is Eddie Johnson that will lead the line on Sunday next to Fabi. Photo: Martin Fernandez.

Chivas USA folds; Conference realignment for 2015

This afternoon Major League Soccer’s  worst kept secret came to fruition when the league announced that Chivas USA has ceased operations after ten years of play. The team and front office have been disbanded and the players will be dispersed via a Dispersal Draft which will be held in early December according to various sources. […]

United cap perfect Champions League group play with 1-0 win in Panama

D.C. United capped off a perfect group stage in the CONCACAF Champions League stage with their 4th win in four matches, this time a narrow 1-0 win over Tauro FC in Panama City, Panama tonight. As a result, United is now booked for a top seed in the upcoming knockout stages of the tournament which […]

United capture Eastern Conference title with 2-1 win over Chicago

Needing only one point to take home an improbable worst-to-first Eastern Conference title run, D.C. United did what they have been doing all season long – producing wins – this one of course being the most important as the Black-and-Red defeated the Chicago Fire 2-1 tonight at chilly RFK Stadium. One season after producing the […]