By now, everyone knows what need to happen tonight - D.C. United needs to win to keep its playoff hopes alive.
The team will have to do it without several key players, as Bryan Namoff (concussion), Josh Wicks (dislocated shoulder, MCL sprain), Santino Quaranta (ruptured plantar plate), Ben Olsen (red card suspension) and Chris Pontius (yellow card accumulation) will all be watching from the sidelines.
Game time is 8 p.m. ET at RFK Stadiumt. The game can be seen live locally on CSN+.
- Cronin is United's man in goal - by Steve Goff (Washington Post)
- United needs help as it wraps up home slate - by John Haydon (Washington Times)
- Crew at D.C. United - by Craig Stouffer (Washington Examiner)
- DC faces tall order for wild card berth - by Charlie Boehm (dcunited.com)
- Jaime Moreno talks longevity and DC - by Dan Steinberg (D.C. Sports Bog)
- Crew out to retain Supporters' Shield - by Shawn Mitchell (Columbus Dispatch)
- Video: Boyzzz Khumalo previews the Crew
- Video: Clyde Simms discusses visiting Columbus
- Video: Access United - Episode 31
Knowing who is unavailable, which players would you like to see start the game tonight? What do you think of United's chances to make a playoff run?