D.C. United began their CONCACAF Champions League campaign in winning fashion on Wednesday evening, welcoming Jamaican side Waterhouse FC to a soggy RFK stadium for their group stage opener.
Eddie Johnson’s early strike would be enough to guide United to a 1-0 victory, leaving them tied atop Group 4 in CCL play.
Staring down the barrel of a busy slate of league matches, United fielded a lineup made up largely of reserve and bench players.
D.C. United delivered a massive blow to its mini slump. Bouncing back in style from a two-game skid, the Black-and-Red overcame the Colorado Rapids, 4-2, in a victory featuring several bright individual performances and a statement team effort.
D.C. United Head Coach Ben Olsen:
On the game overall and the burst in the second half
It’s good to be home.
After dropping road matches to Real Salt Lake and the Houston Dynamo, D.C. United made a victorious return home on Sunday evening, riding a Luis Silva brace to a 4-2 blowout of the Colorado Rapids in front of 12,814 fans at RFK Stadium.