With two Regular Season games remaining, D.C. United needs only one more point to clinch first place in the Eastern Conference. After a 3-1 win over Houston—United’s first-ever win at BBVA Compass Stadium—the Black-and-Red host a Chicago Fire side eliminated from Playoff contention but looking to play spoiler.
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In this week's issue, check out a feature on the best fans in MLS.
Every Matchday in 2014 will provide up-to-date statistics, rosters and schedules for the Black-and-Red. Make sure you pick one up as you enter the Gates on Gameday.
Fan Appreciation Night Timeline
3:00 p.m. - until close - In-stadium* only Team Store & Merchandise Kiosk discounts for all fans:
The D.C United Foundation will hold an in-stadium jersey auction on Saturday, October 18 during United’s final Regular Season home match against the Chicago Fire (buy tickets). Fans will have an opportunity to bid on select 2014 game-worn, autographed jerseys. All proceeds raised from the auction will assist the D.C. United Foundation with operating its signature programs: United Soccer Club and Kicks for Kids, which help serve hundreds of underprivileged DC area youth.
He’d been through it twice before, but this time was different, tougher, more uncertain.
Heading into the 2010 season as a second-year MLS player, D.C. United’s Chris Pontius underwent hamstring surgery when his right hamstring muscle tore away from his bone. Recovered by preseason of 2011, Pontius returned to full strength and enjoyed a season in which he earned seven goals and five assists.
After earning its first win in Houston on Oct. 12, the team returned to the RFK training field to prepare for its final home match of the 2014 MLS Regular Season (Saturday, October 18 vs. Chicago Fire - buy tickets).