DC eager to snap home drought against Seattle

United winless in last three against Sounders at RFK Stadium
DC look to snap streak

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.

D.C. United busca un respiro ante los Sounders

Para el DT Olsen “el tiempo de hablar se acabó”
D.C. busca un respiro

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.

Previa: D.C. vs Seattle

Previa: D.C. vs Seattle

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.

Healthy Cronin making up for lost time with DC

Goalkeeper returns in back-up role, claims to be ready if needed
DC's Cronin makes up time

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.

VIDEO: Dax McCarty interview

United's captain says "the mentality has to be nine points - no excuses"
Dax McCarty interview

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

Photo Credit: 
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


After each match, visit visit or 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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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

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

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