The team is in Mexico City for tonight's game versus Cruz Azul. Just 15 players traveled due to injuries and a big game on Sunday that will likely determine the team's playoff fate. The team is still in the running to advance to the second stage, but would need to win its final two games (by a good number of goals to improve its standing in the goal differential tiebreaker) and hope that Saprissa also wins out. Unlikely, yes, but crazier things have happened.
In advance of tonight's game - which will be shown live on Fox Soccer Channel at 10 p.m. ET - here are a few previews:
- Steve Goff with a mini-preview in the Washington Post.
- In the Washington Times, John Haydon writes the team is finding its form.
- Craig Stouffer of the Washington Examiner on tonight's game.
This is one of your last chances to make a prediction - so, what'll it be? If you guess correctly, you may win tickets to next week's Champions League finale versus CD Marathon. Wouldn't that be nice? Free tickets? It would, I know.