MLS Regular Season
Kofi Opare didn’t have time to think about playing against his old team and his old teammates, or to ponder what it might be like to see his first regular season minutes in a Black-and-Red uniform.
When Steven Birnbaum went down with a left ankle injury in the second minute of D.C. United’s 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy, it meant that Opare barely had time to get his heart rate up before taking the field.
There’s plenty at stake when D.C. United hosts the Los Angeles Galaxy. Here are 10 things to know about D.C. United’s biggest West Coast rivalry.
*1. The latest matchup between the two most successful clubs in Major League Soccer history will be their only meeting in 2015. D.C. United is unbeaten in five of its last six clashes (2-1-3) with the Galaxy at RFK Stadium, including a 2-2 draw in the most recent encounter in 2013.