‘Aussie rules’ were in full effect at RFK Stadium on Wednesday night as D.C. United rode a first-half brace by Australian forward Danny Allsopp to defeat the Kansas City Wizards 2-1, putting an end to the home side’s five-game season-opening skid. The win gave D.C. their first points and avenged their 4-0 shellacking by KC just over a month ago.
Kansas City Wizards (2-2-1) vs. D.C. United (0-5-0) at RFK Stadium
United lead all-time series 17-14-9
What's at stake?
WASHINGTON -- Una nueva oportunidad de empezar a revertir el pésimo arranque de temporada tendrá el D.C. United cuando este miércoles reciba en el Estadio RFK a los Wizards.
Con cinco derrotas en sus primeras cinco presentaciones de la presente campaña emelesera, el elenco capitalino está atravesando por el peor inicio de campeonato de su historia. Todo comenzó mal en la jornada inaugural del pasado 27 de marzo, día en que los dirigidos por Curt Onalfo fueron goleados 0-4 en Kansas City.
The concrete bowl on East Capitol Street in Southeast Washington, D.C., brims with happy memories for its city, its club and American soccer in general.
It’s easily accessible by car, bicycle and public transportation, its sweeping arches still capture crowd noise delightfully and, down near field level, its rowdiest, booziest denizens still make the eastside seating bounce dizzily when the home team is hunting victory.
United's rookie defender talks about this two recent starts with the first team and the team's preparations for Wednesday's match against Kansas City.
It may have marked New York’s first league win in the nation’s capital in five years, but for D.C. United, Saturday’s 2-0 loss to the Red Bulls at RFK Stadium was all too familiar.
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Five games into their 2010 campaign, United find themselves trapped in a vicious cycle that threatens to turn their early-season slump into an outright tailspin towards historic levels of impotence.