2010 Home Opener

Imported from DC

United try to pick up pieces after opening losses

Veteran Carey Talley wants to see more work and intensity
United pick up pieces

Carey Talley, Curt Onalfo, D.C. United

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The weeks before the season starts usually bubble with
optimism. Tickets are sold, offseason acquisitions are trumpeted, returning
players express their intentions to improve on past performances. There’s
potential all around, and universal eagerness to dive back into the game after
the long winter layoff.

D.C. United host New England in clash of old rivals

Preview: DC-NE

Santino Quaranta shields the ball from Shairie Jose

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What's at stake?

An MLS rivalry honed by time, familiarity and high stakes, matches featuring New England and D.C. have decided playoff series and conference championships in compelling fashion, running the stylistic gamut from wide-open shootouts to scrappy dogfights. Even early-season meetings like this one can crackle with similar intensity and both teams are keen to recover from season-opening setbacks on the road.

Last meeting

D.C.'s chances go nowhere at RFK

United still winless after Revs land a sucker punch
Onalfo's crew loses again

The New England Revolution landed quite a sucker punch on
D.C. United on Saturday night, snatching three points on enemy turf while also
unsettling the delicate psyche of a winless team and its first-year coach with
a 2-0 win of the smash-and-grab variety.

Watch full match highlights here

Castillo, listo para debutar en el RFK!

Christian Castillo cree que el equipo le dará la primera alegría a su afición
Castillo listo para debut

Optimismo y fuerza renovada de cara al encuentro contra los Revs

D.C. recibe a los Revs en el RFK
Optimismo contra

Superar una derrota en el césped nunca ha sido tarea fácil. Menos aún si se trata del primer partido de la temporada. Pero imposible tampoco es. Y para ello, el optimismo, las ganas de jugar y un buen trabajo en equipo son imprescindibles. Al D.C. United no le falta ninguna de estas tres cualidades. Los jugadores del club rojinegro afrontan el partido de este próximo sábado contra el New England Revolution con energía renovada, mayor sincronización y la ventaja de jugar en casa.

RFK Stadium Features New & Improved Services in Time For D.C. United Home Opener

New menu offerings include Ben’s Chili Bowl, Ledo Pizza and Fat Face Bar-B-Que; Access Road and
New RFK Stadium Features

The Washington Convention and Sports Authority (WCSA) and Sodexo announced today that Ben’s Chili Bowl, Ledo Pizza and Fat Face Bar-B-Que will now be offered at all events at RFK Stadium.

Additionally, Fat Face Bar-B-Que joins Papusa Man (authentic Mexican food) in providing food for tailgating in Parking Lot 8. For the D.C. United home opener only, Fat Face and Papusa Man will be located on the DC Armory Mall, where D.C. hip-hop star Wale will perform a pre-match concert at 6 p.m.

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