With yesterday's draw, United remained tied for the lead of the Eastern Conference with the New York Red Bulls.
After playing some of its best soccer this season, United blew a two-goal lead, and allowed the Red Bulls to tie the game 2-2 with a late goal in the 90th minute.
The victory for United ended a streak of 10 games without a win (five losses, five draws) over the five-time champions.
United now has a bye week and next plays the New York Red Bulls on Sunday, March 22 on the road.
WASHINGTON, December 9, 2014 – Hispanic contractors are lining up their support for their front burner project. Pending a series of votes by DC City Council, they are awaiting a hoped-for final passage of the DC United stadium deal currently on the table. It would swap the District’s Reeves Center at 14th and U Street ...
“You can contribute [the poor result] to anything you want, but that was the reality tonight. Individually, I thought that was Eddie’s best game,” Olsen said.
Fabian Espindola’s super-strike was the difference as D.C. United ground out a 1-0 win over Major League Soccer champion Sporting Kansas City at RFK Stadium on Saturday night before 18,522.
Chris Rolfe, stepping into the striker role for the suspended Eddie Johnson, scored a stunning goal to help United down the Houston Dynamo 2-0 at RFK Stadium.
Eddie Johnson scores his first goal in a DC United uniform.
Zach Loyd’s ejection turned the game on its head and United responded with four unanswered goals
Despite an evenly played game, in which United managed just two shots on goal, and those coming very late, United looked like a better team and deserved the points.
D.C. United produced its best soccer of the season in the first 25 minutes against the Chicago Fire before the allowing the visitors to score on their first attempt on goal in Saturday's soggy game at RFK Stadium.
In a display of support for the stadium, over 2,000 D.C. residents, have mobilized in less than three weeks to send over 27,000 emails to the Mayor and Council members, according to a press release sent out by United.
What we learned about each player from DC United's opening game
United coach Ben Olsen has recruited a group of league veterans. Team could field seven new starters when it opens the season on Saturday against the Columbus Crew at RFK Stadium on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Chris Pontius has positive outlook on changes.
D.C. United soccer club will participate in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by working with City Year to help beautify Calvin Coolidge High School in Northwest D.C.