Only hours remain until the Black-and-Red is back. The team opens 2013 on the road at Houston this year, after falling to Houson in the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals, United seeks revenge and looks to kick off the season with three points.
MATCH PREVIEW: D.C. United at Houston Dynamo
Last night, midfielder Chris Pontius expressed his excitement for the start of the season.
So pumped for tomorrow. Ready to get it all started. Vamos United— Chris Pontius (@ChrisPontius13) March 2, 2013
Suspended captain Dwayne De Rosario will be cheering on his teammates.
Midfielder Marcelo Saragosa snapped a quick picture before take-off yesterday.
The Black-and-Red's newest addition Kyle Porter can't wait until the season opener.
Off to Houston in the am.. Very excited for the start of the season! #DCU— Kyle Neville Porter (@KylePorter19) March 1, 2013
Perry Kitchen celebrated his 21st birthday a couple of days ago and landed in Houston yesterday.
Thanks to everyone for the birthday wishes! In Houston for opening game. Lets go!— Perry Kitchen (@PerryKitchen23) March 1, 2013
Defender Daniel Woolard is stoked for the first whistle.