D.C. United (1-4-2, 5 pts.) 0 v. 2 Columbus Crew (4-2-1, 13 pts.)
2023 MLS Regular Season
April 8, 2023 - Audi Field - Washington, D.C.
- New signing Lewis O'Brien made his D.C. United debut; he completed 90 minutes and led the Black-and-Red with five interceptions.
- Midfielder Pedro Santos returned to the starting lineup for the first time since March 11th against Orlando City SC; he completed 62 minutes.
- Defender Donovan Pines made his second consecutive start; he completed 90 minutes and led the team with four clearances.
- Forward Christian Benteke led D.C. United with 11 duels won and four shots inside the box.
- The Black-and-Red are 32-34-12 against the Columbus Crew all-time in regular season matchups.
- D.C. United have a 23-12-5 record against the Columbus Crew at home all-time in regular season matchups.
- D.C. United are 1-2-1 at home in 2023.
D.C. United Lineup: Tyler Miller, Jacob Greene (Mohanad Jeahze 62'), Donovan Pines, Steven Birnbaum, Victor Pálsson, Pedro Santos (Ruan 62'), Russell Canouse (Ted Ku-DiPietro 80'), Lewis O'Brien, Mateusz Klich, Taxiarchis Fountas, Christian Benteke
Unused Substitutes: Alex Bono, Yamil Asad, Jackson Hopkins, Kristian Fletcher, Hayden Sargis, Matai Akinmboni
Head Coach: Wayne Rooney
Columbus Crew Lineup: Patrick Schulte, Milos Degenek, Gustavo Vallecilla (Philip Quinton 85'), Will Sands, Steven Moreira, Darlington Nagbe, Aidan Morris, Alexandru Matan (Sean Zawadzki 85'), Mohamed Farsi, Lucas Zelarayán (Yaw Yeboah 85'), Christian Ramirez (Jacen Russell-Rowe 90'+1')
Unused Substitutes: Isaiah Parente, Keegan Hughes, Evan Bush, Max Arftsen, Jimmy Medranda
Head Coach: Wilfried Nancy