United vs Columbus Preview: Can United stop the rot? [Update - Pontius injured; not available]

D.C. United is currently on a four-game losing streak and in spite of the offense finally coming to life in last weekend’s 3-2 loss at home to the Philadelphia Union, the confidence that rode underdog United to the Eastern Conference finals last season has all but eroded. For most of United’s dreadful start to the 2013 […]

United vs Sporting Kansas City preview: Can United change their road mentality?

MLS didn’t do D.C. United any favors with a rather harsh flurry of tough road matches to start the 2013 season. United started the season in a city (Houston) where they have literally never won a match in their history. Then they travel to play the home opener to their most bitter rival (Red Bull) […]

United vs Columbus Preview: United in search of offense

I think it's safe to say that D.C. United's early season offensive production has been in a word... Offensive. One goal scored in three matches with only the 1-0 home opening win two weeks ago against Real Salt Lake being the only evidence that United has played some attacking soccer through three weeks of the MLS Season. Even that match saw long stretches of play without any meaningful chances created. The two road matches played by United so far has garnered only one shot on goal through those two matches.