Match Recap

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.

Recap: D.C. United 2 - San Jose Earthquakes 4

Quakes stretch unbeaten streak to six as Lenhart factors in on all four goals
Recap: DC 2 - San Jose 4

WASHINGTON – A Steven Lenhart hat trick led the San Jose Earthquakes to a 4-2 win over D.C. United Saturday evening at RFK Stadium. Lenhart played a role in all four of San Jose’s goals on the evening by assisting on the club’s fourth, scored by Simon Dawkins as the Earthquakes extended their unbeaten streak to six games. Andy Najar and Blake Brettschneider tallied their first goals of the season for the home side.

Reserve League: D.C. United 2, New England Revolution 2

The Black-and-Red Reserves rally from two goals down to earn the draw
Reserves: United 2 - Revs 2

Collin Martin vs NE Reserves - 2011 reserves

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WASHINGTON — D.C. United rallied from a two-goal deficit to snatch a 2-2 draw against the New England Revolution in MLS Reserve League action.

Kenny Mansally's brace staked the Revolution to a two-goal lead, but second half goals by Joseph Ngwenya and Academy player Collin Martin led the comeback for D.C.

RECAP: LA Galaxy 0 - D.C. United 0

LA, DC fail to do harm, keep respective unbeaten runs intact
Recap: DC 0, LA 0

CARSON, Calif. – Without Landon Donovan, the LA Galaxy’s attack sputtered and struggled to generate chances and tied D.C. United 0-0 at The Home Depot Center on Friday.

D.C. United controlled possession for the majority of the match and had the better of opportunities but faulty finishing kept the match scoreless.

CARSON, Calif. – Without Landon Donovan, the LA Galaxy’s attack sputtered and struggled to generate chances and tied D.C. United 0-0 at The Home Depot Center on Friday.

RECAP: Portland Timbers 2 - D.C. United 3

Penalty-kick drama sees United knock off Timbers at JELD-WEN
Recap: DC 3, Portland 2

PORTLAND, OR – D.C. United punctured the Portland Timbers’ air of invincibility at JELD-WEN Field on Sunday, defeating the home side, 3-2.

Missing key offensive weapons Charlie Davies and Dax McCarty, both out with injuries, D.C. United became the first team in six to earn an MLS regular season victory in Portland.

It was a game that followed none of the familiar scripts at JELD-WEN Field — and it included four penalty kicks.

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RECAP: D.C. United 1 - AFC Ajax 2

Brettschneider tallies for United, but Dutch champs prevail in friendly at RFK
RECAP: DC 1, Ajax 2

Vurnon Anita’s 87th minute goal earned Dutch champions Ajax a late 2-1 win over D.C. United in a friendly match at RFK Stadium on Sunday evening.

Anita’s goal broke a 1-1 tie after Miralem Sulejmani and D.C. forward Blake Brettschneider traded goals in the first friendly pitting an MLS club against an overseas squad in 2011.

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Reserve League: Philadelphia Union 0, D.C. United 1

The Black-and-Red Reserves remain undefeated after three matches
Reserves: United 1 - Union 0

Chris Korb vs Philadelphia Union Reserves - 05162011

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DC United (3-0-0) remained unbeaten in MLS Reserve League play on Monday, edging Philadelphia Union (1-1-0) by a score of 1-0 at Chester Park. The visitors received a 43rd minute goal from Brandon Barklage off a corner kick and held the Union scoreless throughout.

The first scoring chance of the match came in the opening minutes when Blake Brettschneider broke free on goal, but the 22-year-old forward’s shot slid wide right of the far post.

RECAP: D.C. United 1 - Colorado Rapids 1

Moor scores for Colorado, but visitors unable to hold onto lead at RFK
Recap: DC 1, Colorado 1

WASHINGTON – A second-half penalty kick from D.C. United’s Chris Pontius canceled out Drew Moor’s first-half goal, as United battled back for a 1-1 draw with the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.

The result means the Rapids finish a three-game road swing with a win and two draws. United, meanwhile, also stretched a recent unbeaten run to three games.

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