D.C. United battles to a 1-0 win over San Juan Jabloteh and earns its first-ever victory in CONCACAF Champions League play. Christian Gomez' 14th minute penalty kick was the difference. The win keeps United alive as it attempts to advance out of Group B and into the knockout stage.
The team will return home late tomorrow night and will enjoy a rare weekend without a game before facing CD Marathon (Honduras) at RFK Stadium next Thursday in its fourth Champions League match.
Here's the remaining CONCACAF schedule:
- Sept. 24 vs. CD Marathon
- Sept. 30 vs. San Juan Jabloteh
- Oct. 20 @ CD Toluca
After tonight's result, here is what the Group B standings look like:
And, finally here are a few post-game links:
- Gomez lifts United past San Juan Jabloteh - by Dylan Butler (dcunited.com)
- Post-game quotes (dcunited.com)
We'll add more as things come online.
What did you think of the match? Who impressed you? Which player(s) would you like to see more of?