WASHINGTON - D.C. United (12-7-5, 41 points) continued their winning ways at RFK Stadium with a wild, thrilling come-from-behind victory over Real Salt Lake (7-8-8, 29 points). After conceding 2 early goals, United responded with a Chris Rolfe goal just before halftime. In the second half, a Rolfe penalty equalized, followed by a flurry of goals that didn't stop.
D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen
Supporters' Shield-leading D.C. United travel to Seattle to take on the Sounders July 3 at CenturyLink Field. Take a look at some of the storylines surrounding this East vs West matchup before Independence Day.
BEN OLSEN – HEAD COACH, D.C. UNITED
Your team seemed to be quite physical this match with Giovinco, was that something that was in your gameplan?
Frank Yallop, Chicago Fire Head Coach and Director of Soccer
Thoughts on the match
Top-ranked D.C. United travel to Toyota Park in Chicago to face the Fire, who currently sit at the bottom of the Eastern Conference. Game notes for United's opponent to look out for when the Black-and-Red play tonight at 8:30 PM. Stay tuned for a full match preview as we get closer to game time.
- Chris Rolfe scored in the 70th and 81st minutes – his first two-goal game for the Black-and-Red – after former United forward Charlie Davies put the Revolution in front in the 10th minute.
- Rolfe scored the game-winning goal with a penalty kick after Miguel Aguilar was fouled in the box.