Exclusive highlights from United's 2-0 win vs the Richmond Kickers in the U.S. Open Cup, Round of 16. Jaime Moreno scored his 13th U.S. Open Cup goal and Santino Quaranta added another goal for the Black-and-Red.
WASHINGTON – El D.C. United anunció que ha dejado en libertad al mediocampista Christian Castillo. El volante salvadoreño hizo diez presentaciones de liga para los rojinegros, ocho como titular. En total, sumó 691 minutos en la cancha, sin goles en juegos de la MLS.
“Queremos agradecer a Christian por su tiempo con D.C. United y le deseamos mucha suerte en el futuro”, dijo el gerente general del United, Dave Kasper.
El delantero de D.C. United, Luciano Emilio habla sobre el partido contra el Richmond Kickers.
Clyde Simms and Danny Allsopp discuss United's U.S. Open Cup match vs the Richmond Kickers.
D.C. United vs Richmond Kickers
Wednesday, June 30 - 7:30 PM
George Mason University Stadium
Washington, D.C. (June 29, 2010) − D.C. United announced today the club has released midfielder Christian Castillo. The 25-year-old made ten League appearances for the Black-and-Red during the 2010 season, starting eight of those matches. In total, the Salvadoran winger registered 691 minutes on the pitch with zero goals scored in MLS play.
“We would like to thank Christian for his time at D.C. United, and we wish him the best of luck in his playing career,” said United General Manager Dave Kasper.
MLS clubs continue their involvement in the nation's oldest soccer tournament when they kick off the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup this week.
Similar in format to England's FA Cup, the 96-year-old tournament is open to all clubs—whether professional or amateur—that are members of the United States Soccer Federation.
Eight MLS clubs will enter the 97th edition of the championship, with each team drawn against a lower-tier opponent.
1. This will be the first time in D.C. United history that the club will play a competitive match in Suburban Virginia.
For the past several years, the Germantown Soccerplex has been the home-away-from-home for United, which was a little inconvenient for the large fan base from Northern Virginia. On Wednesday the game will be played on the campus of George Mason University, and it is an excellent chance for United fans south of the Potomac to watch their favorite club play in their own backyard.
D.C. United’s June resurgence crashed back to earth with a 2-0 road loss to the Columbus Crew on Saturday, tempering the optimism generated in recent weeks and offering up several uncomfortable reminders of the team’s flaws.