Colorado Rapids 0 (6-12-4, 22 points) v. D.C. United 1 (6-15-4, 22 points)
Aug. 19, 2017 – Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, Colorado
- Patrick Mullins made his first start since May 20, 2017.
- Russell Canouse made his first D.C. United appearance and start, playing 90 minutes.
- Steve Birnbaum made his 20th start of the season. He has now started at least 20 matches in all four years in MLS.
- Kofi Opare made his 17th start of the season, tying his career high.
- Jalen Robinson made his 2nd appearance of 2017 and 6th of his career.
- United are now 19-13-10 against the Rapids all-time.
- United are now 281-274-132 in franchise history.
- D.C. are 3-1-2 (2-1-1 away) when leading at the half.
- United are 5-7-3 (3-5-1 away) when getting out-shot by their opponent.
- United claimed their fifth win of the year in games decided by one goal (2-2 away).
- D.C. United earned their second victory against a Western Conference opponent.
- The Black-and-Red won their second 1-0 away match of 2017.
- United won for the first time since June 21, breaking an eight-match winless streak.
Goals by Half
|1st Half||2nd Half||Total|
|78'||COL||Jared Watts||Unsporting Behavior|
|79'||D.C.||Luciano Acosta||Unsporting Behavior|
|85'||D.C.||Nick DeLeon||Unsporting Behavior|
|27'||D.C.||Jared Watts (OG)|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
Colorado Rapids lineup:
Tim Howard; Eric Miller, Axel Sjoberg, Jared Watts, Marlon Hairston; Mohammed Saeid (Alan Gordon 69'), Michael Azira, Bismark Boateng (Luis Gil 64'); Dominique Badji, Kevin Doyle, Shkelzen Gashi (Joshua Gatt 69')
Unused Substitutes: John Berner, Mekeil Williams, Kortne Ford, Dillon Serna
D.C. United lineup:
Bill Hamid; Nick DeLeon, Kofi Opare, Steve Birnbaum (Jalen Robinson 87'), Sean Franklin; Russell Canouse, Marcelo Sarvas; Lloyd Sam, Luciano Acosta (Jared Jeffrey 84'), Paul Arriola; Patrick Mullins (Chris Korb 74')
Unused Substitutes: Eric Klenofsky, Bruno Miranda, Chris Odoi-Atsem