Curt Onalfo is a self-proclaimed optimist. He is also a careful observer of the game and a smart person. He knows that something is not working right now for D.C. United. Coach Onalfo has stood behind his players and continues to do so. He emphatically believes that the players currently on the roster are capable of much more than they have shown through the early portion of the season. Yet finding the right way to put the players into positions where they can perform ay their best is not an easy challenge. Onalfo is committed to success and is working to solve that tricky problem.
Troy Perkins commenced his professional
career on a meteoric trajectory from undrafted rookie reservist to MLS
Goalkeeper of the Year in less than 36 months, with a move to test himself on
the European stage a year later and entrance into the U.S. national team
goalkeepers’ pool another 12 months after that.
Buddle scored and the LA Galaxy are ... oh, forget it. We know the
deal in Lalaland right now. Buddle is on pace to score 52.5 goals this
season, and the undefeated Galaxy are atop the standings.
I’d rather look at the opposite end of things.
teams in MLS remain without a win this season. One “feels like a team
on the cusp of something very, very good,” as one blogger wrote. The
other one has supporters who see a business trip as respite from the
D.C. United Defender/Midfielder, Devon McTavish talks about the tough loss against the Chicago Fire.
D.C. United head coach, Curt Onalfo answers the media's questions after the loss to Chicago Fire.
D.C. United’s schedule is
open this weekend, and the resulting two-week break from league play is
probably the best thing that’s happened to the struggling squad thus
far this season.
Owners of the worst record (0-4), lowest point total
(0) and worst goal differential (-9) in MLS, United have no shortage of
issues to address and wounds to heal, both physical and psychological.
The club’s substantial injury list grew even longer with Monday’s news
that attacker Chris Pontius will miss about a month of action due to a
Si bien la temporada 2010 recién comienza, ya que estamos apenas en la cuarta fecha, ya se disputan partidos de los denomiados claves, los que se tienen que ganar sí o sí. Justamente esa era la consigna del D.C. United y el Chicago Fire la noche del sábado en el Estadio RFK, donde ambos equipos buscaban desesperadamente un triunfo que les permitiera tomar aire y abandonar la parte baja de la tabla.