D.C. UNITED HEAD COACH BEN OLSEN
On the game overall:
I thought we had a response [from the Houston loss]. I thought we were pretty charged up, and we knew what was at stake.
WASHINGTON- Charlie Davies y Josh Wolff anotaron un gol cada uno para conducir al D.C. United a un triunfo 2-1 ante el Seattle Sounders, en un cerrado partido disputado en el Estadio RFK de esta capital.
Con el triunfo el D.C. United (3-4-1, 10puntos) ganó por primera vez desde que había derrotado al FC Toronto en Canadá, mostrando signos vitales luego de sus dos últimas derrotas por goleada ante Nueva York y Houston.
WASHINGTON – A budding East-West rivalry will renew Wednesday evening, as D.C. United look to bounce back from two recent defeats and notch their first-ever home win against the Seattle Sounders (7:30 pm ET, MatchDay Live).
In three previous outings at RFK Stadium, DC have dropped all three games against Seattle: two in league play, and one in the 2009 US Open Cup final.
WASHINGTON, DC— El D.C. United (2-4-1, 7
puntos) entrenó esta semana dos veces en DC como parte de su preparación para
enfrentar al Seattle Sounders (3-2-3, 12 puntos), en partido a realizarse este
miércoles a partir de las 7:30 pm ET en el Estadio RFK, el primero de tres
juegos seguidos que protagonizarán en la capital.
El United jugará su segundo partido en
menos de una semana luego de caer goleado por segundo encuentro consecutivo en
su última presentación ante el Dynamo 4-1 el pasado viernes en Houston.
D.C. United inicia una racha de tres partidos consecutivos de Liga de local iniciando con el cotejo contra Seattle Sounders FC este miércoles 4 de mayo. El mediocampista Andy Najar habla sobre el rival y la importancia de sumar puntos en casa.
WASHINGTON – Adjusting to a new team can prove a difficult
process for any player during preseason. Add an early season injury, and the
challenge is that much greater, especially when there’s competition for playing
Such was the fate of D.C. United goalkeeper Steve Cronin.
Acquired in the offseason in exchange for Troy Perkins, Cronin suffered a
fractured wrist early in preseason, forcing assistant coach Pat Onstad out of
retirement and into the starter’s role for a few weeks.
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.
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.
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.