Two early goals proved to be too big of an obstacle for D.C. United to overcome in a 2-1 loss to the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium on Saturday.
And while those two goals came in contentious circumstances, rather than throw blame elsewhere, the DC locker room was more upset with their performance during that crucial opening stretch.
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MLS 2011 QUOTESHEET
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2011 – D.C. UNITED 1, NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION 2
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Dos goles tempraneros en el primer tiempo le sirvieron a New England Revolution para llevarse una victoria por 2-1 ante D.C. United en el Gillette Stadium. Zack Schilawski abrió el marcador al minuto 8 y Shalrie Joseph marcó el segundo tanto del partido desde la mancha penal después de una falta de Dax McCarty sobre Pat Phelan. Por parte de DC, Charlie Davies volvió a anotar desde el punto penal sobre el final del partido.
D.C. United continued MLS Regular Season play with a match against the New England Revolution on Saturday, March 26 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. Charlie Davies scored a late penalty pick for the Black-and-Red but it proved to be too little to late after the Revolution opened the match with two goals in the first seventeen minutes. Full match report coming soon.
D.C. UNITED: Onstad; Korb, Jakovic, Brasesco (Fred 46'), Burch; Najar, Morsink (Quaranta 74'), McCarty (C), Pontius; Ngwenya, Wolff (Davies 46')
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – When New England Revolution coach Steve Nicol perused the results from last weekend, he took notice of D.C. United's 3-1 victory over Columbus.
The comprehensive win and the manner of United's performance – including a pair of second-half goals from Charlie Davies – ensures that Ben Olsen's side will enter Gillette Stadium with a significant reserve of self-belief, according to Nicol (4:30 pm ET, Direct Kick, MatchDay Live).
A lo largo de su historia, el D.C.
United se ha valido del aporte de importantes jugadores centro y sudamericanos
para el logro de sus metas en los torneos domésticos de la MLS y la Copa
Abierta, y en el contexto internacional como la Copa Interamericana y la Copa
de Campeones de la CONCACAF (ahora conocida como la Liga de Campeones).
WASHINGTON – Coming off the emotional high of last week’s 3-1 win over Columbus, D.C. United have a chance to make it two wins from two in their first road game of the 2011 campaign as they head to New England.
But players know it’s not going to be easy to get three points against the Revolution on Saturday (4:30 pm ET, Direct Kick, MatchDay Live).
NEW YORK — MLS and CAA announced Friday that they are teaming to bring back the World Football Challenge, featuring some of the biggest and best-known soccer clubs from around the world.
And this time there'll be a local flavor, as MLS clubs will take part.
United's third-year defender reviews the team's defensive effort against the Columbus Crew and talks about what needs to happen against the New England Revolution on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 4:30 PM.