Washington, D.C. (May 9, 2015) – D.C. United (5-1-3, 18 points) extended its unbeaten streak to seven games and stayed atop the Eastern Conference standings with a 1-1 draw against Sporting Kansas City (3-2-5, 14 points).
United extended its unbeaten streak at RFK Stadium to 17 straight games in all competitions, including 13 consecutive in league play dating back to June 2014.
Jairo Arrieta put United ahead in the 42nd minute with his second goal of the season, and Dom Dwyer tied the game three minutes later for Kansas City.
After two months of grueling rehabilitation, Markus Halsti can see the finish line. D.C. United’s biggest international acquisition of the offseason is back in full training with the Black-and-Red this week. Ahead of three home games in the next two weeks – starting with Saturday’s visit by the Columbus Crew - the Finnish veteran spoke with DCUnited.com about the joy of being back on the field.
D.C. United: What’s it like to start playing again with the rest of the team?
VANCOUVER, B.C. - The leaders in the West and the co-leaders in the East served up an exciting feast of soccer at BC Place on Saturday evening, but it was D.C. United who fought back from conceding an early Pedro Morales goal to come away with a 2-1 victory over a 10-man Vancouver Whitecaps side.