Entries by Mike Martin

DC takes on NYCFC for the first time

League leading DC United stole three points in Montreal while New York City FC dropped their NY derby series with a clang. On paper, you would think it’s a mismatch with one team winning in record breaking fashion and leading the Supporter’s Shield race handily as well, while the other is finding ways to lose […]

DC host suddenly relevant Real Salt Lake

Some home cooking against Philly snapped DC back on track while a listless RSL suddenly looks a lot more relevant after a couple of solid wins at home over Houston and Kansas City. To say this summer has been a bit under the weather for DC is perhaps an understatement considering their torrid start to […]

DC Hosts Surging Union

DC United clings to the top of MLS despite recent slump and hopes to keep the suddenly respectable Philadelphia Union at bay. An early season surge with a glut of home games and good results against the fairly weak East has vaulted DC United to the top of the league despite crucial injuries and suspensions, […]

DC’s long road trip starts in Chicago

DC just snapped a two game losing streak with a home win over NE, but now head out for four straight on the road starting with the Fire who have lost three straight in MLS. United is fresh off a rousing 2-1 come from behind win over hated rivals New England that saw DC leap […]

DC faces an old friend in US Open Cup

DC United takes on the Pittsburgh Riverhounds in fourth round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup and while the two sides have only faced each other once before, there has been plenty of familiarity over the years. DC United, along with the rest of qualifying MLS teams, enters the fourth round of the US […]

DC hopes to regain winning ways in Orlando

League leading DC United is scuffling lately coming off their first home loss in almost a year and are hoping to regain their form in Orlando with the surprising Lions on a four game unbeaten run of their own. After a brutal stretch of six games in twenty-one days that saw United lose three of […]