Match Recap

Recap: D.C. United 4 - Real Salt Lake 1

De Rosario's magical night leads D.C. past RSL
Recap: United 4 - RSL 1

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.

Recap: D.C. United 2 - Chivas USA 2

Chivas rally behind Ángel for 2-2 tie
Recap: DC 2 - Chivas USA 2

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.

Recap: Seattle Sounders FC 3 - D.C. United 0

Rosales assists twice as Sounders bolster postseason credentials
Recap: DC 0 - Seattle 3

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.

Recap: Chivas USA 0 - D.C. United 3

United striker surges back into Boot race, damages Goats' hopes
Recap: DC 3- Chivas USA 0


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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.

RELATED: Chris Pontius injury update

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

Defense makes Kamara's first-half strike stand up for SKC
Recap: DC 0 - SKC 1

Brandon McDonald - Matt Besler

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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.

Recap: Chicago Fire 1 - D.C. United 1

Wolff's goal gives United 1-1 draw at Chicago
Recap: DC 1 - Chicago 1

Perry Kitchen

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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.

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

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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.

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