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March to March 9: DCU players sensing the start of MLS 2013

Black-and-Red opens the season on Saturday, March 2 at the Houston Dynamo (8 p.m.; NBC SN)

RFK 2012

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On Saturday afternoon, D.C. United played to a 2-0 win over the Philadelphia Union in their final match of the 2013 preseason. With thirteen days until the March 9 home opener and just one week until the team opens the season in Houston, the players took to Twitter in anticipation.

Captain Dwayne De Rosario can't wait to get back to RFK.

Chris Pontius has eyes on March 2 at Houston.

Homegrown goalkeeper Bill Hamid wants to keep the positive pre-season momentum rolling.

Defender Ethan White is ready to be back home after about 3 straight weeks in Florida.

Defender Brandon McDonald is also happy to be back in the District.

2013 D.C. United Gear:

Logo Set Hoodie: $55

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