July 11 Highlights: D.C. United 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 1

Johnson and Silva net a pair early, Hamid keeps the Black-and-Red in it
Highlights: DCU 2 - SJE 1


July 11 Recap: D.C. United 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 1

Two first half goals give United the edge, team earns third straight road win
Recap: DCU 2 - SJE 1

D.C. United extended their lead atop the Eastern Conference, while the San Jose Earthquakes dug their hole even deeper at the bottom of the West.

Eddie Johnson scored from the penalty spot and Luis Silva added another from open play in the first half as United overcame Chris Wondolowski’s sixth goal of the season for a 2-1 victory Friday night.

Luis Silva adds a second for D.C. United

Silva's finish gives D.C. United the 2-0 lead
Silva adds United's second

D.C. United tallies first as Eddie Johnson puts away a PK

Rolfe's first touch leads to a handball, and EJ finishes the PK
EJ nets a PK

D.C. United partners with two Smithsonian Museums to host World Cup final party

Fans Can Watch at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery July 13
DCU, Smithsonian partner for World Cup final party

Soccer fans in Washington, D.C., have the opportunity to watch a live broadcast of Argentina vs. Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final from Rio de Janeiro at the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum. The museums, together with the Embassy of Germany, will host an official viewing party in the museums’ enclosed and air-conditioned Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard. The game will be broadcast live on a 21-foot LED video wall. Additional support for the event has been provided by the Embassy of Argentina, the Downtown DC Business Improvement District and D.C.

Talking Strategy: D.C. United at San Jose Earthquakes

"We’re looking forward to heading into tonight and putting in another good performance.” Burpo
Talking Strategy: DCU v SJE

Nick DeLeon and Luis Silva high five

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Following an important road win that locked D.C. United into first place in the Eastern Conference, the Black-and-Red now faces San Jose at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, CA.

Player Card: Steven Birnbaum

Rookie filling into the back line with ease
Player Card: Birnbaum

D.C. United at San Jose Earthquakes Match Preview: July 11, 2014

United seeks another win on the road against a struggling San Jose
DCU at SJE Preview

For Perry Kitchen, it's about mental strength

"He gives everything every single day. It’s impressive," Arnaud on Kitchen
Kitchen, turning heads

Sometimes, it’s a thankless job. A defensive midfielder has to be among the fittest, strongest and most disciplined on the field, yet gets the least recognition.

Training Notes: July 8, 2014

Coming off a win at TFC, United preps for SJE
Training Notes: July 8, 2014

After visiting BMO Field and topping Toronto FC 2-1 on July 5, D.C. United returned to the RFK training field in preparation for its west coast trip to face the San Jose Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium (11 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Network).

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