D.C. United's first-ever win at Sporting Park

What do DCU players have to say about this feat?
DCU's first win at Sporting Park

chris rolfe goal celebration at sporting kc - 2014

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Last night, D.C. United topped defending MLS Cup Champion Sporting Kansas City 3-0.

Post-Match Quotes: August 23, 2014

"It's a statement game across the League." Sean Franklin
Post-Match Quotes

Ben Olsen - fist pump - 2014 rfk

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Tony Quinn

D.C. United manager Ben Olsen

On D.C. United’s win over Sporting KC…

They are extremely aggressive at home, and these games come down to if you can counter in the right way. Today, I think we were pretty sharp in that area and fortunately we punished them for it.

On managing the game…

We weathered some early pressure, but overall I thought the way we managed the game was very mature.

On his team’s emotions after the match…

August 23 Highlights: D.C. United 3 - Sporting KC 0

United with a 3-goal first half to spring into first in the conference standings
Highlights: DCU 3 - SKC 0

August 23 Recap: D.C. United 3 - Sporting KC 0

The Black-and-Red with arguably its most dominant performance of the season
Recap: DCU 3 - SKC 0

Perry Kitchen goal celebration with fabian espindola - 2014

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There's a new leader in the Eastern Conference, as D.C. United continue their comeback from the shambles that was their 2013 MLS campaign – and the frustration continues at home for Sporting Kansas City.

GOAL: Perry Kitchen

Kitchen punches home DCU's third
GOAL: Kitchen

GOAL: Chris Rolfe finds the back of the net, makes it 2-0

Silva gets his second assist, slotting Rolfe in on goal
GOAL: Rolfe gets the second

GOAL: Fabián Espíndola opens the scoring

Silva finds Fabi wide, who cuts in and works his magic
GOAL: Espíndola opens the scoring

Q&A: It's a big game, how do D.C. United players prepare?

"We are all on the same page, ready to go and work for each other as a team." Franklin
Q&A: DCU players get focused

D.C. United faces off against Sporting Kansas City tonight at 8:30 ET ( The winner claims first place in the Eastern Conference and possibly the lead in the Supporters Shield race. For weeks, the Black-and-Red has expressed its understanding of the importance of this match.

D.C. United vs. Sporting Kansas City Match Preview: August 23, 2014

The Black-and-Red face Sporting in a battle for the top spot in the Eastern Conference
Match Preview: DCU vs. SKC

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Leidos

United's Presenting Partner Leidos has accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Leidos

Yesterday, D.C. United challenged Leidos, Sporting KC and Comcast SportsNet to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We wanted to thank Leidos for accepting the challenge and passing it on!

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