Match Recap

September 20 Recap: D.C. United 3 - Chicago Fire 3

United battles back from 2-0 to earn a point on the road
Recap: DCU 3 - CHI 3

Draw specialists the Chicago Fire had to dig deep to earn a record-equaling 16th tie of the season as they held Eastern Conference pacesetters D.C. United 3-3 in a rip-roaring contest at Toyota Park on Saturday evening.

September 10 Recap: D.C. United 0 - New York Red Bull 1

A 10-men DCU battled hard at Red Bull Arena, gave up late game-winner
Recap: DCU 0 - NY 1

Sean Franklin vs New York 2014

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A heroic performance from Bill Hamid

September 6 Recap: D.C. United 0 - Vancouver Whitecaps 0

United earns a point on the road in a 0-0 draw at BC Place
Recap: DCU 0 - VAN 0

Luis Silva vs Vancouver Whitecaps

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The Vancouver Whitecaps and D.C. United were forced to share the spoils after their interconference, cross-country showdown ended in a scoreless draw Saturday night at BC Place.

The game also marked the continued offensive futility for the Whitecaps, who have not scored in their last four games to stretch their goal-less streak to 411 minutes.

August 31 Recap: D.C. United 2 - New York Red Bulls 0

Goals from Silva and Johnson earn D.C. United 3 more points
Recap: DCU 2 - NY 0

Luis Silva goal celebration vs new york red bulls

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On a day that D.C. United honored members of its 2004 MLS Cup-winning side -- the last United team to win the league title -- the club's current incarnation made a statement about its intentions to end that decade long drought.

August 27 Recap: D.C. United 1 - LA Galaxy 4

A hard loss on the road, but D.C. United looks ahead to Sunday against the New York Red Bulls
Recap: DCU 1 - LAG 4

Bill Hamid and Steven Birnbaum at LA Galaxy - 2014

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The LA Galaxy sent a message to the rest of MLS on Wednesday night, piecing together another comprehensive performance, grabbing a quick lead and putting away Eastern Conference leader D.C. United, more or less, before halftime.

Landon Donovan, running the attack in Robbie Keane’s absence, set up all three first-half goals as LA (12-5-7) romped to a 4-1 victory at StubHub Center to grab the No. 2 spot in the Western Conference and Supporters’ Shield standings, just two points behind Seattle.

August 23 Recap: D.C. United 3 - Sporting KC 0

The Black-and-Red with arguably its most dominant performance of the season
Recap: DCU 3 - SKC 0

Perry Kitchen goal celebration with fabian espindola - 2014

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There's a new leader in the Eastern Conference, as D.C. United continue their comeback from the shambles that was their 2013 MLS campaign – and the frustration continues at home for Sporting Kansas City.

August 20 CCL Recap: D.C. United vs. Waterhouse FC

Eddie Johnson's goal enough for the win
CCL Recap: DCU vs. Waterhouse

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.

August 17 Recap: D.C. United 4 - Colorado Rapids 2

United show resilience and bite in a heated match at home
Recap: DCU 4 - COL 2

Goal celebration - 2014

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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.

August 3 Recap: D.C. United 0 - Houston Dynamo 1

United fights hard on the road, gives up goal in extra time
Recap: DCU 0 - HOU 1

Davy Arnaud vs Houston Dynamo 8-3

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On a night when the Houston Dynamo were dominant against D.C. United, the game ultimately came down to being in the right place at the right time.

And it was D.C. United tormentor Will Bruin who made no mistake on a gifted goal in second-half stoppage time to give the Dynamo a 1-0 win Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium to end their eight-game winless streak.

July 30 Recap: D.C. United 3 - Toronto FC 0

United earns an all-important shutout against an Eastern Conference foe
Recap: DCU 3 - TOR 0

Chris Rolfe and Eddie Johnson high five

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Two teams writing improbable comeback stories met at RFK stadium on Wednesday evening.

After a 2013 that saw them finish second-to-last in the Eastern Conference, perennial cellar-dwellars Toronto FC entered the match in playoff position.

D.C. United -- the only team that finished lower than TFC in the east last year -- took the pitch on Wednesday in the midst of an even more noteworthy change in form: the black-and-red have gone from worst to first.

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