D.C. United 0 (0-2-1, 1 point) v. Columbus Crew SC 2 (1-1-1, 4 points)
March 18, 2017 – RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
- Luciano Acosta made his 2017 debut for the Black-and-Red, starting and playing 75 minutes.
- Ian Harkes made his home debut and second consecutive start.
- Patrick Nyarko made his 225th career MLS appearance.
- Marcelo made his 130th career MLS start.
- Sébastien Le Toux made his D.C. United debut.
- This was the 65th regular-season meeting between the sides. United are 27-27-11 against Columbus all-time in the regular season.
- The Black-and-Red are now 20-10-4 against Crew SC at RFK Stadium all-time.
Home Match Notes
- United are 178-92-62 at RFK Stadium all-time.
- The Black-and-Red are 11-16-8 in games played in March.
Goals by Half
|1st Half||2nd Half||Total|
|Columbus Crew SC||1||1||2|
|17'||D.C. United||Ian Harkes||Time Wasting|
|41'||D.C. United||Lloyd Sam||Dissent|
|45+2'||Columbus||Harrison Afful||Time Wasting|
|70'||D.C. United||Marcelo Sarvas||Dissent|
|72'||Columbus||Josh Williams||Unsporting Behavior|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
|Columbus Crew SC||7||6||1||1||47%||3|
D.C. United lineup:
Bill Hamid; Taylor Kemp, Sean Franklin, Steve Birnbaum, Nick DeLeon; Marcelo Sarvas; Patrick Nyarko, Luciano Acosta (Lamar Neagle 75') ,Ian Harkes, Lloyd Sam (Sébastien Le Toux 60'); Patrick Mullins (José Guillermo Ortiz 28')
Unused Substitutes: Travis Worra, Bobby Boswell, Julian Büscher, Jared Jeffrey
Columbus Crew SC lineup:
Zack Steffen; Nicolai Naess, Alex Crognale, Josh Williams; Jukka Raitala, Wil Trapp, Artur (Mohammed Abu 70'), Harrison Afful; Justin Meram (Ethan Finlay 63'), Ola Kamara (Adam Jahn 80'), Federico Higuaín
Unused Substitutes: Brad Stuver, Lalas Abubakar, Héctor Jiménez, Niko Hansen
Fourth Official: Jorge Gonzalez