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MLS Power Rankings: Week 7

RSL hold top spot, but red hot Red Bulls making a charge
Power Rankings: Week 7

Just about every top team this year has received a pass in the Power Rankings for a flub. This week that courtesy went to Real Salt Lake, who tripped up for the first time this season at the end of an exhausting week. But take note: there's little room for error with the Red Bulls bearing down. Disagree with our rankings? Vote for your own!

All match times for this week's games are ET; only MLS regular-season games reflected on schedule.

Q&A with Alecko Eskandarian

From MLS star to UVa, Alecko Eskandarian keeps his head in the game
Q&A with Eskandarian

Former MLS Cup MVP and D.C. United star Alecko Eskandarian has seen a successful professional career repeatedly interrupted by injuries, the most serious of which drove him to the sidelines a little more than a year ago. A perennial fan favorite, "Esky" has not been medically cleared to play since suffering the fourth concussion of his pro career during an L.A. Galaxy exhibition match against A.C. Milan in 2009.

Changes expected for DC United against Seattle

Najar may find way back into lineup as DC shake off losing streak
Changes coming for United

WASHINGTON – D.C. United got back to work Monday morning, eyeing Wednesday’s matchup with the Seattle Sounders and trying to shake off a three-game losing streak across all competitions.

DC coach Ben Olsen was a prominent figure during the team’s session, which lasted more than two hours, stopping drills at different points to make sure players saw his point, his voice bellowing loudly across the field.

While the team isn’t ready to panic just yet, but there is concern after another mistake-ridden performance in Houston.

Marc Burch named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match

The United defender earns first fan honor of the season
Burch named MOTM - Match 7

Marc Burch and teammates

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Bob Levey/Getty Images

Marc Burch was named Lenkersdorfer Fine Jewelers Man of the Match for Matchday 7 of the MLS Regular Season today based on fan voting conducted on dcunited.com.

LENKERSDORFER FINE JEWELERS MOTM VOTING

After each match, visit visit facebook.com/dcunited or dcunited.com to cast your vote. Every match you vote in earns you another chance to win.

Food trucks for May 7 match vs FC Dallas

DC-based food trucks in Lot 8 at 5:00 PM
Food trucks for 5/7

Eat Wonky truck

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readysetdc.com

Supporters are encouraged to follow each of the five food trucks on Twitter. Ticket plans and game packages, as well as individual game tickets, are available for purchase at dcunited.com/tickets

Tailgate drink prices: 16oz PBR $3, 24oz Corona $5, 24oz Modello $5, Bottle Water $2

Eat Wonky

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Food trucks for May 4 match vs Seattle

DC-based food trucks in Lot 8 at 5:00 PM
Food trucks for 5/4

Eat Wonky truck

Photo Credit: 
readysetdc.com

Supporters are encouraged to follow each of the five food trucks on Twitter. Ticket plans and game packages, as well as individual game tickets, are available for purchase at dcunited.com/tickets

Tailgate drink prices: 16oz PBR $3, 24oz Corona $5, 24oz Modello $5, Bottle Water $2

Eat Wonky

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Menu:

Post-match quotes: D.C. United 1 - Houston Dynamo 4

Friday, April 29 - Robertson Stadium - Houston, TX
Post-match quotes

D.C. UNITED HEAD COACH BEN OLSEN

On the game …

Crónica: Houston 4-1 D.C. United...Dynamo propina una nueva goleada al United

El novato Will Bruin fue la figura con un triplete
Dynamo arrolla 4-1 al DC

HOU golea a DC

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HOUSTON.- Con un hat-trick del novato Will Bruin, el Houston Dynamo goleó al D.C. United la noche del viernes en el Robertson Stadium de Houston. El delantero dejó claro que no piensa dejar su lugar titular pese al regreso del capitán Brian Ching, lesionado por dos semanas.

Los texanos completaron seis partidos de invicto y llegaron a la tercera posición de la Conferencia del Este con nueve puntos. El United recibió cuatro goles por segunda ocasión consecutiva. Los capitalinos son sextos en el Este con siete puntos.

EL PARTIDO

Ashton: DC don't know how to succeed right now

United asst. coach rues defensive lapses in 4-1 loss at Houston
Ashton: Errors cost DC

Heading into Friday night’s match at Houston, D.C. United had preached discipline and keeping tight at the back.

But the same defensive lapses that have plagued the team in losses this year were evident once again as the club conceded four goals for the second straight league game – and the third time this season – in a 4-1 loss against the Dynamo.

WATCH: FULL MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights: DC 1 - Houston 4

Friday, April 29 - Robertson Stadium - Houston, TX
Highlights: DC 1 - Houston 4
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