D.C. United 1 (5-12-3, 18 points) v. Houston Dynamo 3 (9-7-5, 32 points)
July 22, 2017 – RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
- Jared Jeffrey is fifth in MLS for most tackles this season (59).
- Luciano Acosta leads MLS with 52 dribbles completed and dribble success rate (50.5%) for players with over 40 dribbles completed.
- Acosta has now recorded 16 shots on goal; he only had 14 all of last season.
- Bobby Boswell made his first start since May 20.
- Boswell scored his first goal of 2017 and 19th of his MLS career.
- Deshorn Brown made his Black-and-Red start at RFK.
- Nick DeLeon made his first appearance since April 15.
- United are 6-14-4 against Houston all-time.
- United lost to Houston at RFK Stadium for the first time since October 27, 2013.
- United are now 280-272-131 in franchise history.
- United scored in three consecutive matches for the first time this season.
Goals by Half
|1st Half||2nd Half||Total|
|63'||D.C.||Nick DeLeon||Unsporting Behavior|
|72'||D.C.||Jared Jeffrey||Unsporting Behavior|
|90'+4||HOU||Tyler Deric||Time Wasting|
|90'+5||HOU||Andrew Wenger||Unsporting Behavior|
|17'||HOU||Memo Rodríguez||Andrew Wenger, Alex|
|62'||D.C.||Bobby Boswell||Lloyd Sam, Jared Jeffrey|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
D.C. United lineup:
Travis Worra; Taylor Kemp, Kofi Opare, Bobby Boswell (Steve Birnbaum 75'), Chris Korb (Lloyd Sam 55'); Ian Harkes, Jared Jeffrey; Patrick Nyarko, Luciano Acosta, Sébastien Le Toux (Nick DeLeon 45'); Deshorn Brown
Unused Substitutes: Eric Klenofsky, Lamar Neagle, Julian Büscher, Sean Franklin
Houston Dynamo lineup:
Tyler Deric; Dylan Remick, Leonardo, Adolfo Machado, AJ DeLaGarza; Alex, Juan Cabezas (Charlie Ward 45'), Ricardo Clark; Memo Rodríguez (Joseph Holland 90'+2), Mauro Manotas (Jalil Anibaba 78'), Andrew Wenger
Unused Substitutes: Joe Willis, Kevin Garcia, José Escalante, Vicente Sanchez