Match Recap

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.

July 20 Recap: D.C. United 3 - Chivas USA 1

United takes control early and maintains throughout
Recap: DCU 3 - CHV 1

Eddie Johnson goal celebration vs chivas usa

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Two of the hottest teams in MLS took the pitch at RFK Stadium on Saturday evening, with Chivas USA riding a four-game winning streak and D.C. United having won three of four.

July 11 Recap: D.C. United 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 1

Two first half goals give United the edge, team earns third straight road win
Recap: DCU 2 - SJE 1

D.C. United extended their lead atop the Eastern Conference, while the San Jose Earthquakes dug their hole even deeper at the bottom of the West.

Eddie Johnson scored from the penalty spot and Luis Silva added another from open play in the first half as United overcame Chris Wondolowski’s sixth goal of the season for a 2-1 victory Friday night.

July 5 Recap: D.C. United 2 - Toronto FC 1

United does the work to bring back three points from Eastern Conference opponent
Recap: DCU 2 - TFC 1

Perry Kitchen celebrates with Lewis Neal and Bobby Boswell

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Goals by Nick DeLeon and Perry Kitchen gave D.C. United a 2-1 win over Toronto FC with all three strikes coming in a wild second half that came to a crescendo when TFC were cut down to 10 men in the final minutes Saturday evening at BMO Field.

June 28 Recap: D.C. United 0 - Seattle Sounders 1

United falls to the Sounders despite 14 shots
Recap: DCU 0 - SEA 1

Eddie Johnson vs. Seattle Sounders - 2014 regular season

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West was the best in a meeting of conference leaders Saturday night at RFK Stadium as the Seattle Sounders cruised to a 1-0 victory over D.C. United.

Chad Barrett’s first-half strike would be enough for Seattle in the teams’ return to MLS play following the World Cup break.

June 11 Recap: D.C. United 4 - Montreal Impact 2

United heads into the World Cup break 1st in the East
Recap: DCU 4 - MTL 2

There was plenty for the neutral to enjoy on Wednesday at Stade Saputo, as the Montreal Impact and D.C. United scored six goals between them in a frantic first half.

A Luis Silva hat trick was the difference, however, as D.C. picked up the three points and moved to the top of the Eastern Conference (7-4-4, 25 pts) with a 4-2 win on Wednesday. Nick DeLeon scored the other D.C. goal.

June 7 Recap: D.C. United 0 - Columbus Crew 0

A hard fought battle at FedExField sees both teams earn 1 point
Recap: DCU 0 - CLB 0

Franklin Jimenez 6.7

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About four hours after Cesc Fabregas missed an early penalty kick in Spain’s 2-0 win over El Salvador, Fabian Espindola flubbed an injury-time PK that allowed the Columbus Crew to escape FedEx Field with a 0-0 draw on Saturday night in the nightcap of a Road to Brazil doubleheader.

May 31 Recap: D.C. United 1 - Sporting KC 0

The Black-and-Red close the month of May with a win
Recap: DCU 1 - SKC 0

Fabian espindola goal celebration - hug huddle

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Fabián Espíndola scores when he wants to. And apparently, when he isn’t even trying to as well.

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