LITTLE FALLS, NJ – The New York Red Bulls and D.C. United Reserve Teams drew 1-1 on Thursday afternoon at Montclair State University Soccer Park at Pittser Field. Cristhyan Najar scored for the visitors in the 55th minute before New York’s Corey Hertzog tied the game 30 minutes later.
COLUMBUS – Eddie Gaven made a dramatic return from nearly two months on the injured list to score in the 60th minute as the Crew rallied, and then held on to defeat D.C. United 2-1 on Sunday to snap a six-game winless streak and regain second place in the chaotic Eastern Conference.
Gaven had been out since suffering a bruised bone on his right leg August 5 at Colorado, but the tireless midfielder put in a diving header from 12 yards thanks to a rare foray upfield by defender Sebastian Miranda.
CHESTER, Pa. – Sébastien Le Toux’s brace and Michael Farfan’s one-goal, one-assist evening lifted the Philadelphia Union to a critical 3-2 victory over visiting D.C. United in a nationally televised showdown Thursday night at PPL Park.
The win vaults Philadelphia (10-7-13, 43 points) from fourth place into second place in the crowded Eastern Conference, just one point behind conference leader Sporting Kansas City.
WASHINGTON – Dwayne De Rosario scored the fastest hat trick in MLS history and D.C. United vaulted right back into the postseason race on Saturday night with a 4-1 win over Real Salt Lake at RFK Stadium.
De Rosario scored all three of his goals in the first 31 minutes of the match, which put a screeching halt to Real Salt Lake’s five-game winning streak and put D.C. on the edge of the playoff picture.
WASHINGTON — Juan Pablo Ángel’s second-half brace rallied Chivas USA from two-goal hole as they drew 2-2 in the nation’s capital against D.C. United on Wednesday night.
Eleven days after the two teams last played — a 3-0 win for United — Chivas mustered a much strong effort, overcoming set-piece goals from Dwayne De Rosario and Ethan White, and a late penalty miss by De Rosario, to come away with a point.
SEATTLE — Mauro Rosales padded his credentials for end-of-season honors with two more assists, as the Seattle Sounders dispatched visiting D.C. United at CenturyLink Field on Saturday night, 3-0.
After a cagey beginning with few scoring opportunities, the game started to open up after 30 minutes. Seattle nearly broke through off a corner kick, but Fredy Montero couldn’t latch onto a flicked header at the back post. DC responded with a promising counterattack, but Joseph Ngwenya’s attempt was scooped up by Kasey Keller.
CARSON, Calif. — Charlie Davies scored a hat trick off three assists by Chris Pontius as D.C. United surged back into the playoff race with a commanding 3-0 victory over Chivas USA at the Home Depot Center on Saturday night.
The pair led DC throughout the match, but were eventually stopped after Pontius suffered an injury late in the match that required him to helped off the field with the aid of a stretcher.
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kei Kamara scored his seventh goal of the season and Kansas City put up a shutout as Sporting KC defeated D.C. United 1-0 Sunday night in front of 15,352 fans at Livestrong Sporting Park.
As they have for much of their current home stand, Kansas City grabbed the initiative from the opening kick, threatening United’s goal just thirty seconds into the game.
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – The Chicago Fire set the all-time MLS record for ties in a single season Thursday night, giving up a late goal to draw D.C. United 1-1 in front of 15,818 at Toyota Park.
Former Fire forward Josh Wolff scored for DC, hammering a close range shot over Chicago goalie Sean Johnson in the 73rd minute to steal a point for United and hand the Fire their 15th draw of the year.
WASHINGTON – A Chris Pontius brace powered DC United to a comfortable 4-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night RFK Stadium.
Pontius tallied in first-half stoppage time to break a scoreless draw, then scored again during DC’s three-goal barrage in the second half to earn their first win at home since May 4.
DC improve to 7-6-9 with the win and have now won of their last three games, while Vancouver (3-12-9) are now winless in 13 games away from home in their expansion season.