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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

0-0 draw with Sporting Kansas City enough to clinch playoff berth for United

D.C. United's Davy Arnaud and Sporting Kansas City's Graham Zusi played to a scoreless draw in their team's match last night at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C in front of 19, 308 soggy but boisterous fans. Photo: Tony Quinn. United garnered their 12th shutout of the season (their third against Sporting this season) and the 10th for Bill Hamid who was called upon to make three saves.