D.C. United Stay In Fourth With 0-0 Draw On Road Against New York Red Bulls
Sep 29, 2019D.C. United's winless streak against rivals New York Red Bulls did not come to an end on Sunday, but a positive result at Red Bull Arena put United in the pole position to finish fourth in the Eastern Conference. Bill Hamid's sensational second-half save helped United earn a 0-0 draw in Harrison, NJ, which helped the Black-and-Red stay ahead of the Red Bulls and Toronto FC in the race to host a playoff game in the first round in October.
Playoff Spot Secured, D.C. United Aim To Improve Position Against Seattle
Sep 22, 2019Thanks to two wins in a row away from home and three favorable results on Saturday night, D.C. United host the Seattle Sounders on Sunday night having already secured their spot in the 2019 MLS Playoffs. What's left for the Black-and-Red is to determine which seed they'll end up with in the Eastern Conference, currently holding onto the fifth spot with three games left in the season. A third win in a row would see United jump over Toronto FC into fourth place in the conference, the last seed which hosts a game in the first round of the playoffs.
Scouting D.C. United's Potential 1st-Round Playoff Opponents
Sep 19, 2019With three games left in the regular season, D.C. United currently sits in fifth place in the Eastern Conference ahead of Sunday's game against the Seattle Sounders. The Black-and-Red haven't yet punched their playoff ticket yet, but two results could ensure their qualification this weekend even before they take the field at Audi Field.
Film Room: Analyzing D.C. United's Road Win vs Portland Timbers
Sep 17, 2019A couple of weeks ago D.C. United were struggling through a three-game losing streak and teetering on the edge of the playoff race in MLS' Eastern Conference. After spending much of the year near the top of the division, United came close to almost falling out of a playoff spot, as wins were tough to come by for Ben Olsen's side.
D.C. United In Position To Solidify Playoff Position With PDX Trip
Sep 15, 2019After two weeks off for the international break, D.C. United are back in action on Sunday afternoon as they travel cross-country to take on the Portland Timbers. A win could see the Black-and-Red vault back into fourth place in the Eastern Conference after they were surpassed midweek by Toronto FC, who moved into fourth on the goal differential tiebreaker. Both teams currently occupy a playoff spot at the moment but need a win to cement their standing.
4 Games Left To Decide D.C. United's MLS Playoff Standing
Sep 10, 2019The last time D.C. United took the field in a competitive MLS game, they did their playoff chances a world of good. In a crucial showdown against the Montreal Impact on August 31, the Black-and-Red repeatedly punched their opponents in the mouth over the first 45 minutes of the game, picking up a 3-0 win that massively helped ease the pressure on a playoff race that was rapidly tightening up.
D.C. United Win Big On The Road, Beat Montreal Impact 3-0
Sep 1, 2019Reeling from three consecutive losses, D.C. United showed up in a big way in a pivotal game on Saturday night, beating the Montreal Impact 3-0 at Stade Saputo in Montreal. Ola Kamara scored twice, and Paul Arriola added the other goal, as the Black-and-Red raced out to a three-goal lead by the intermission, and held on strong in the second half, as they moved back up into fourth place in the Eastern Conference.
D.C. United Take On Montreal Impact With Playoff Implications On The Line
Aug 31, 2019On the heels of a three-game losing streak, D.C. United travel to Canada on Saturday evening to take on the Montreal Impact, in a game with huge playoff implications. United currently sit in 5th place in the MLS' Eastern Conference, with Montreal, Toronto FC, and the New England Revolution trailing closely behind. And United will have to navigate the 90 minutes once again without Wayne Rooney, who is out with a suspension.
Slow Start Dooms United In 3-1 Loss To Union
Aug 25, 2019A second-half goal from Luciano Acosta was not nearly enough for D.C. United on Saturday night, as they fell 3-1 to the Philadelphia Union at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania. Three goals in the opening 45 minutes from the hosts, including a 5th-minute strike from Kacper Przybyłko to open the scoring. It was the second win for the Union over United in August, to go along with a 5-1 win at Audi Field.
D.C. United Look To End Streaks With Visit To Philadelphia Union
Aug 24, 2019D.C. United will look to rebound from midweek disappointment when they travel to Chester, Pennsylvania, tonight to take on the Philadelphia Union at Talen Energy Stadium. Needing a win to help their playoff cause, United will have to try to end an ugly streak of five consecutive losses to the Union in league play and win at a stadium where they have not picked up three points since 2014.
Red Bulls Take Drama-Filled Atlantic Cup Game Against D.C. United
Aug 22, 2019Drama was not in short supply on Wednesday night at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., as the New York Red Bulls beat D.C. United 2-1 to claim the first leg of the 2019 Atlantic Cup. Both sides finished the game with 10 men, as Wayne Rooney was sent off for violent conduct in the first half, followed by the visitor's Amro Tarek in first-half stoppage time.
D.C. United Host Red Bulls With Rivalry Pride & Table Position At Stake
Aug 21, 2019It's been nearly a year since they last faced each other, but D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls kick off the MLS Heineken Rivalry Week on Wednesday night when the two sides meet at Audi Field in Washington, D.C.
D.C. United Can't Overcome Reyna's First Half Goal, Fall 1-0 To 'Caps
Aug 18, 2019With Wayne Rooney back in the lineup, D.C. United could not turn a plethora of shots into a goal on Saturday night, falling 1-0 to the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place. Yordy Reyna scored the game's only goal in the 18th minute, as United failed to pick up their first two-game winning streak since May. The loss dropped the Black-and-Red down into fourth place in the Eastern Conference, just one point ahead of rivals the New York Red Bulls, who come to town on Wednesday.
D.C. United Begin Busy Week With Visit To Face Vancouver Whitecaps
Aug 17, 2019After scraping together a much-needed 2-1 win over the LA Galaxy on Sunday, D.C. United will look to make it two wins in a row tonight when they travel to Canada to take on the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Black-and-Red haven't won two games in a row since May 4 and May 12, when they took down the Columbus Crew and Sporting Kansas City in back-to-back games at Audi Field. The win over LA last weekend catapulted United back into third place in the Eastern Conference, despite just three wins in their past 14 games.
Sans Rooney, Arriola And Rodriguez Fire United To Win Over Galaxy
Aug 12, 2019Coming off a challenging week, and without their captain on the field, D.C. United put an end to a recent poor run of results, beating the LA Galaxy 2-1 at Audi Field in Washington, D.C. With Wayne Rooney out sick, and Luciano Acosta on the bench, Paul Arriola and Lucas Rodriguez scored on either side of the half, canceling out a second-half strike from Favio Alvarez.