MLS Regular Season
Goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra has been nominated for Major League Soccer Save of the Week for Week 20.
D.C. United announced today, through United Drives, that the program (in partnership with Leidos) will collect new toys to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, D.C., on Sunday, July 26 before United’s match against the Philadelphia Union at 5 p.m. Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, D.C. eases the hardship of children’s illness on families through programs that help children heal faster, cope better, and stay healthy.
D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen
On tonight's game...
We're disappointed in the result, and frankly at this point, in the performance. We were second best for most of the night, but credit their guys. Like Seattle, we hung in there and then again late we didn't do a good enough job of seeing out the game. But what are you going to do? You pick yourself up and get better for next week against Philadelphia.
D.C. United announced that it has acquired Costa Rican forward Álvaro Saborío from Real Salt Lake in exchange for forward Luis Silva. Saborío will join the Black-and-Red following the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
“Saborío has been a proven goal scorer throughout his career, especially in Major League Soccer,” D.C. United General Manager Dave Kasper said. “He’s a true No. 9 that will provide an immediate spark to our offense.”
WASHINGTON - Goalkeeper Bill Hamid will miss approximately four to six weeks after undergoing separate surgeries on his left hand and right knee. On July 8, Hamid had arthroscopic surgery to the right knee to repair his meniscus, which was performed by Ken Fine, M.D., of the Orthopedic Center. Hamid also had a procedure to release the flexor tendon of the second MCP joint of his left hand, performed by Sunjay Berdia, M.D., of the Orthopedic Center.
Ben Olsen "as proud as I've been in a while of this group" as D.C. United just miss out on road draw
D.C. United took the pitch in Seattle on Friday evening looking to break a dubious streak: the Black-and-Red hadn’t won a match against the Sounders since 2011 and hadn’t emerged victorious at CenturyLink field since 2010.