Match Recap

Recap: D.C. United 4 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0

United use three-goal barrage in second half to bury Vancouver
Recap: DC 4 - 'Caps 0

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.

Reserve League: D.C. United 2, Toronto FC 1

United's Reserves extended their unbeaten run in Reserve League play
Reserves: DC 2 - TFC 1

Marc Burch

Photo Credit: 
Ben Keller / dcunited.com
Marc Burch scored the match winner on a free kick in the 80th minute

WASHINGTON— D.C. United’s Reserves (5-0-1) continued their unbeaten streak in 2011 MLS Reserve League action, defeating Toronto FC 2-1 at the D.C. United Training Complex at RFK Stadium on Sunday morning. 

United's Reserves controlled the tempo in the opening minutes of the match, but were unable to translate their efforts into goals. United’s best attempt of the half came off the foot of Stephen King, who connected on a ball from the edge of the area in the 16th minute, but his shot couldn't find the back of the net.

Recap: D.C. United 3 - Toronto FC 3

10-man United fights back to earn a draw at home
Recap: DC 3 - TFC 3

WASHINGTON – D.C. United and Toronto FC battled to a wild 3-3 draw in the nation’s capital Saturday night.

In a game with an early red card, goals galore and a coach ejection, Dwayne De Rosario's hat trick saved a point for the home side as Toronto couldn’t capitalize on having a man advantage for 83 minutes.

WASHINGTON – D.C. United and Toronto FC battled to a wild 3-3 draw in the nation’s capital Saturday night.

Recap: San Jose Earthquakes 0 - D.C. United 2

Ex-Quake scores twice in 2nd as San Jose's spell now at 9 games
Recap: DC 2 - SJ 0

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — No matter what uniform he wears, Dwayne De Rosario keeps on killing the team that gave him his MLS start.

In just his fifth game for D.C. United, De Rosario scored a pair of second-half goals and the visitors hung on despite playing a man down for the final 20 minutes on Saturday to beat the San Jose Earthquakes, 2-0 at Buck Shaw Stadium.

Recap: D.C. United 1 - Everton 3

Fast start helps Everton get past D.C. United
Recap: DC 1 - Everton 3
Josh Wolff chases after Diniyar Bilyaletdinov

WASHINGTON — Two early first-half goals led Everton to a 3-1 win over D.C. United in a friendly at RFK Stadium Saturday night.

Victor Anichebe and Diniyar Bilyaletdinov each scored in the game’s first 16 minutes to pace the Premier League side past United, whose lone goal of the game came from Chris Pontius.

Within four minutes after kick off, Everton took the lead. Leighton Baines curled a ball from midfield over the D.C. United back line, and an on-rushing Anichebe beat Brandon McDonald to the ball, chipping over Bill Hamid to take the lead.

Recap: D.C. United 0 - New England Revolution 1

McCarthy goal pushes New England past DC at RFK
Recap: DC 0 - Revs 1

WASHINGTON – A second half goal from Stephen McCarthy and the outstanding play of ‘keeper Matt Reis proved to be the difference as the New England Revolution snatched a badly needed 1-0 win over D.C. United at RFK Stadium.

The result snapped a nine game winless streak in MLS for the Revolution, grabbing all three points as DC missed a number of chances, including a penalty kick in the first half.

Recap: FC Dallas 0 - D.C. United 0

D.C. register another big road result, 0-0 in Dallas
Recap: DC 0 - Dallas 0

FRISCO, Texas- On a muggy, 100-degree evening at Pizza Hut Park, FC Dallas and DC United played to their second 0-0 draw of the season in a game with few offensive opportunities on Saturday night.

The game featured only three total shots on goal, as neither team was able to make connections in the midfield, stunting their respective attacks.

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

De Rosario the hero as DC edge past Red Bulls
Recap: DC 1, RBNY 0

Harrison, N.J. – Dwayne De Rosario  came back to haunt his former team in heroic fashion Saturday night, scoring the game-winning goal early in the second half as D.C. United beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday night at Red Bull Arena.

Recap: D.C. United 2 - Houston Dynamo 2

Ching's late goal helps Houston rescue tie in DC
Recap: DC 2, Houston 2

WASHINGTON – Brian Ching’s 88th-minute goal earned the Houston Dynamo a 2-2 draw against D.C. United and a valuable road point at RFK Stadium on Saturday.

The forward’s tally canceled out goals from DC’s Charlie Davies and Chris Pontius, which came either side of a first-half Brad Davis penalty. Looking to take revenge from a 4-1 loss earlier in the year, DC dominated possession in the first 20 minutes, creating a number of scoring opportunities that they couldn’t convert.

Recap: Real Salt Lake 1 - D.C. United 1

United rally back to earn hard-fought point at Rio Tinto Stadium
Recap: RSL 1, DC 1

SANDY, Utah — D.C. United countered Real Salt Lake’s penalty kick with a late goal of their own from the spot as they played to a 1-1 draw at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday night.

Second-half sub Charlie Davies ended up being the difference, converting his spot kick after being dragged down in the box in the 83rd minute by Chris Wingert.

DC were the aggressors early on, controlling much of the possession through the first 20 minutes and created a couple of chances in the process.

Syndicate content