In a rematch of last year’s first round playoff exit, DC United faces the New York Red Bulls in Harrison NJ no doubt with a small measure of revenge on their minds.
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The top team in the East on a two game road winning streak traveling to the last place team in the West who are on a three game losing streak is usually a sign for optimism, but with DC’s sketchy history in San Jose, United should be wary of any hint of over-confidence. DC United […]
DC has lost just once in their past nine games but they still trail the suddenly surging Revs by two points for the top spot in the East. United is coming off another solid home win over perennial power Houston and have every right to be feeling good about themselves but they have haven’t established […]
DC United is coming off a spectacular win over league leading Dallas last week to push their unbeaten streak to five games and will be looking to push that to six in Portland if they can take advantage of the defending Western Conference champion’s early season funk. Last year Portland was nearly unbeatable and cruised […]
United grabbed their first goals and point of the season last week in a draw with the Fire, but if they want to prove they are really starting to come together as a team, then the next step has to be a win against the lowly New England Revolution who also got their first goals […]
Ben Olsen’s team needs to do a much better job this coming Saturday afternoon if they want to put out the Chicago Fire. Photo: Martin Fernandez.
The new look DC United got some old results in their home opener two weeks ago and now has to head into Toronto looking to get back on track against a revamped Toronto team that was a whole lot more impressive in their win in Seattle.
After a horrific 2013 season, DC United made sweeping changes to their starting lineup and likely seven new starters will be on display for their 2014 season opener at RFK against the Columbus Crew. DC United set records for futility last season with an inept offense and suffered from atrocious defending all of which combined to garner […]
After the fantasy win Tuesday night in Salt Lake to win the US Open Cup, United came back to earth as their dismal league season continued with a painful 3-0 loss to the visiting Chicago Fire, United’s 22nd loss of the 2013 campaign which ties a league record for futility in a single season. With […]
A dreadful DC performance was rewarded with a 4-2 victory on penalty kicks after a scoreless match when goalkeeper Joe Willis saved the first two Kickers penalty kicks while DC made all four of their attempts to allow them to advance to the next round in the US Open Cup. Playing a majority of their […]