By the Numbers: March 23 vs Columbus

Digging deeper into United's 2-1 loss

Chris Korb 2013

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Despite being handed their first home loss in over a year, the Black-and-Red racked in the numbers in a few key areas in Saturday's match.

464

In a 4-4-2 formation, the Black-and-Red made 464 passes. With a passing accuracy rate of 79%, the team completed almost 370 passes in the 90 minute span.

17

D.C. United had 17 open play crosses on the night. By opening up the play and stretching the Crew, United was able to create a number of opportunities with crosses.

58.7

United held 58.7% of the possession in the battle. With Dwayne De Rosario back in the central midfield the team was able to hold onto the ball more .