SuperLiga game #2: DCU vs. Atlante
United will look to rebound from its 2-1 loss to Chivas de Guadalajara on Saturday when it faces Atlante FC this evening at RFK Stadium in its second SuperLiga Group A match (8 p.m. ET). The game will be broadcast live on TeleFutura and can also be heard on the radio in english (1050 AM) and spanish (1540 AM). Be sure to tune in to 1050 AM after the match for the post-game radio show, hosted by Alex Caudana and Tony Limarzi. They'll have interviews with United players immediately following the game.
A couple of injury updates since Saturday - Gonzalo Peralta is now listed as out (groin strain), while Quavas Kirk (hamstring strain) is available for selection.
Atlante is coming off a 4-0 loss to the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, so they're likely to come out firing. As you get ready for tonight's match there's a whole bunch of stuff you should be reading:
- Steve Goff writes about the quick rise of Craig Thompson in the Washington Post.
- John Haydon's piece in the Washington Times also focuses on United's newest player.
- Craig Stouffer says United is depleted but ready for Atlante in the Washington Examiner.
- Via dcunited.com, you can read a few quotes and notes here.
- Mike Martin at UnitedMania.com also offers a preview here.
- Get your weather outlook for the match at the Capital Weather Gang blog.
- Don't have tickets yet for tonight's game? Get 'em here or at RFK Stadium tonight.
UPDATE: I forgot to ask for predictions - anyone got one? I'll randomly select from the folks who correctly guess the score and provide that individual with two free tickets to an upcoming game of their choice.