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D.C. United clinch playoff berth

Black-and-Red return to post-season action for the first time in five years

With its 3-2 win versus the Columbus Crew tonight, second place D.C. United has clinched a post-season berth for the first time in five years.

“We’re excited to continue to move on and have more moments like this. We’re still in the hunt moving forward next week. There’s still work to be done. I am really proud of the guys, the staff. It has been a long year. We’ve been through some ups and downs. To be here today in the playoffs is a big deal.”

D.C. United has yet to lose a home game since March 10, 2012 on opening night. With the win tonight, United extended its unbeaten streak to six games going 5-0-1.

Tickets for potential MLS Cup playoff matches played at RFK Stadium are now on sale with all United plan holders enjoying priority seating options and discounted pricing by calling D.C. United Customer Service at 202-587-5000. Individual game tickets are available, by calling (202) 432-SEAT or by visiting any TicketMaster outlet. Tickets are priced at $60 for Mezzanine seats, $50 for Midfield, $40 for Sideline and $30 for Endline. Groups of 15 or more may also purchase seats at discounted rates or by calling D.C. United Customer Service at 202-587-5000.

While the club could host as many as three matches en route to an MLS Cup Final appearance, D.C. United Season Ticket Holders would access the first two playoff matches using the Special Match 2 and Special Match 3 tickets in their season ticket books.

For more information on all 2013 D.C. United ticket plans, visit dcunited.com/tickets or call 202-587-5000.

D.C. United is the most successful professional soccer organization in the history of the United States. United is four-time MLS Cup Champions (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004) and winners of the 1996 and 2008 U.S. Open Cup, the 1998 CONCACAF Champions Cup, the 1998 Interamerican Cup and the 1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007 MLS Supporters Shield.