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.
The Round of 16 has been set. D.C. United will play Philadelphia Union at PPL Park.
WASHINGTON – D.C. United (8-4-4, 28 points) saw its franchise record 20-game unbeaten streak at home snapped with a 2-1 defeat to Toronto FC (6-5-1, 19 points).
Steven Birnbaum scored his first MLS regular season goal, and the earliest goal for D.C. United this season, putting the Black-and-Red ahead in the sixth minute.
D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen
WASHINGTON – D.C. United (8-3-4, 28 points) won its second straight game and came from behind for the third time in a row at home with a 3-1 win over the Chicago Fire (4-6-2, 14 points).