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This Sunday, November 2 (4:00 p.m. - Comcast SportsNet), D.C. United begins its quest for a fifth Major League Soccer title. The Black-and-Red hasn't hoisted the MLS Cup in ten years, but the hunger is as real as ever among players and staff.
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There’s a whole new mood around here. They’ve been through this before, they understand the intensity and mentality it takes to have success. I can see it, in one day, the mindset is different.
While it’s still uncertain which team United will face on Sunday, either the fourth seeded New York Red Bulls or fifth seeded Sporting Kansas City, the energy in practice was unquestionably high.
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United wrapped the 2014 season with 59 points, which sets a new club record for points in a single regular season. Check out some of the other regular season stats:
Our last regular season game of 2014 was a short trip to Montreal, and I’m not sure the sun ever came out while we were there. Regardless, we earned a 1-1 tie, setting a club record for points in a season (59 total), and now we move on to the MLS Playoffs. Here are a few observations from the weekend in Montreal.