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.
D.C. United rode an own goal and stoppage-time insurance tally to knock off Eastern Conference rival New England Revolution 2-0 Saturday night at RFK Stadium, snapping a 16-game winless streak in league matches.
The losing streak was the longest in D.C.'s storied history, and good for the the second longest in MLS history.
D.C. United took the field on Saturday afternoon at RFK Stadium in search of their first victory in seven months. And for a while, it looked like they might just get it.
The Chicago Fire, however, had other plans.
Fire forward Quincy Amarikwa’s 82nd-minute equalizer denied United what would’ve been a precious victory, earning the Fire a 2-2 draw in front of 9,445 rain-soaked fans at RFK Stadium.
Jermain Defoe couldn’t have kicked off his MLS career with a brighter start.
For the second straight week, Toronto FC’s new English forward scored the game-winning goal after he slotted home a rebounded effort by Gilberto on the hour mark, giving Toronto FC a 1-0 win over D.C. United.
D.C. United and the Columbus Crew entered their matchup on Saturday evening with something in common: roster turnover. Both teams rebuilt their squads from the inside out following a disappointing 2013 campaign - United's starting XI featured seven new faces, while Columbus took the pitch with four newcomers.
D.C. United kicked off the Carolina Challenge Cup (CCC) against the Houston Dynamo Saturday evening in Charleston, S.C. After two days of training, the new look Black-and-Red took the field and defeated its Eastern Conference opponents 2-0.
In need of a win to clinch a spot in the MLS Cup Playoffs, the Houston Dynamo took care of business on the final day of the regular season.
Goals from Boniek Garcia and Giles Barnes propelled the Dynamo to a 2-1 victory over D.C. United on Sunday at RFK Stadium and ensured the club its seventh postseason appearance in eight years.
For 89 minutes, it appeared as though a sublime first-half strike off the foot of D.C. United midfielder Nick DeLeon would hold up, as the home side were the aggressors all evening at RFK Stadium.
Jack McInerney had other ideas.
Fighting for a postseason spot in a crowded Eastern Conference, the Chicago Fire started the season’s final month off well with a 3-0 victory over D.C. United on Friday at RFK Stadium.
TORONTO — Toronto FC ended an eight-match winless streak in spectacular fashion on Saturday with a 4-1 victory in front of 15,879 at BMO Field against a D.C. United side clearly preoccupied with a more important fixture early next week.