Match Recap

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.

May 24 Recap: D.C. United 1 - New England Revolution 2

United battles back, but falls to the Revs 2-1
Recap: DCU 1 NER 2

 After a slow, scoreless first half of play, the skies and the game opened up in a second half that featured a little bit of everything, ending in a New England Revolution 2-1 victory over Eastern Conference rival D.C. United Saturday night at Gillette Stadium.

May 21 Recap: D.C. United 2 - Houston Dynamo 0

Rolfe and Espíndola shine in massive win at home
Recap: DCU 2 - HOU 0

team celebrating goal vs. houston dynamo - 2014

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What a difference a year makes.

Just a season after being swept in their three-game series with the Houston Dynamo by a combined score of 8-1, D.C. United made easy work of the Dynamo on Wednesday night, riding goals from Fabian Espindola and Chris Rolfe to a 2-0 victory at RFK Stadium.

May 17 Recap: D.C. United 1 - Montreal Impact 1

Eddie Johnson plays spoiler, earns United a draw
Recap: DCU 1 - MTL 1

Eddie Johnson celebration huddle - montreal - 2014

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The wait is over for Eddie Johnson.

May 10 Recap: D.C. United 1 - Philadelphia Union 0

Chris Rolfe puts DCU up early and the team holds the lead for its first away win
Recap: DCU 1 - PHI 0

Chris Rolfe - goal celebration at Philly

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Chris Rolfe and D.C. United extended their closest rivals’ streak of futility with a 1-0 road win over the reeling Philadelphia Union in front of 18,522 fans at PPL Park on Saturday afternoon.

An early goal from Rolfe was all United needed to sink the Union, who are now winless in their last nine games, the longest such stretch in the franchise’s five-year history.

May 3 Recap: D.C. United 2 - Portland Timbers 3

United's unbeaten streak ends in Portland with stoppage goal
Recap: DCU 2 - POR 3

Cristian Fernandez vs. Portland

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The Portland Timbers' first win of 2014 was one to remember.

April 26 Recap: D.C. United 4 - FC Dallas 1

A brace from Fabi leads United to its most decisive win of the season
Recap: DCU 4 - DAL 1

Fabian espindola goal celebration

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D.C. United entered their matchup against FC Dallas on Saturday evening riding a four-game unbeaten streak. Dallas entered the match as winners of four of their last five. Something had to give.

April 19 Recap: D.C. United 1 Columbus Crew 1

DCU scores first, but Columbus able to even it at 1. United returns home with 1 road point
Recap: DCU 1 - CLB 1

Sean Franklin vs Crew 4-19

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After trailing for the majority of the match thanks to an early Fabian Espindola goal, the Columbus Crew found more late-game heroics to earn a 1-1 draw with D.C. United on Saturday, this time from Héctor Jiménez.

April 12: D.C. United 1 - New York Red Bulls 0

United bests visiting Red Bulls in Atlantic Cup match
Recap: DCU 1 - RBNY 0

District Ultras and DCU goal Celebration - 2014

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Just a week after snapping a club-record 15-game winless streak, D.C. United took the field on Saturday evening and snapped another dubious mark, winning back-to-back matches for the first time since October of 2012.

Davy Arnaud’s first-half strike would be enough for United, who rode the goal to a 1-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls, staking an early claim to the Atlantic Cup in front of 12,364 at RFK Stadium.

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