D.C. United 1 (1-3-2, 5 points) v. Columbus Crew SC 0 (3-3-1, 10 points)
April 14, 2018 – Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD
- Ulises Segura scored his first MLS Regular Season goal for United 43 seconds into the match.
- Segura scored the third fastest goal in D.C. United history; the fastest was scored by Chris Pontius on June 24, 2012 against the New York Red Bulls.
- Goalkeeper Steve Clark made his first start of 2018; he recorded his first shutout for United since Sept., 23, 2017 (4-0 win against San Jose).
- Luciano Acosta recorded the 18th assist of his MLS career on Segura's game-winning goal. The assist moved him to 10th all-time in D.C. United history.
- Defender Kofi Opare made his first appearance of the 2018 season after coming on in the 73rd minute.
- Patrick Mullins made his first start of the 2018 season.
- Paul Arriola received his first red card of his MLS career in the 51st-minute.
- The Black-and-Red beat Columbus Crew SC for the first time since Sept. 28, 2016; a 3-0 win at RFK Stadium.
- It was the 76th MLS Regular Season fixture between the two teams.
- United recorded a shutout for the first time in 2018.
- United are 1-0-0 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in the first ever MLS match at the venue.
- The Black-and-Red are 1-1-0 in one goal games this season.
Goals by Half
|1st Half||2nd Half||Total|
|Columbus Crew SC||0||0||0|
|0:43'||D.C. United||Ulises Segura||Paul Arriola, Luciano Acosta|
|23'||Columbus Crew SC||Federico Higuaín||Dissent|
|51'||D.C. United||Paul Arriola||Serious Foul Play|
|84'||D.C. United||Steve Clark||Time wasting|
|84'||Columbus Crew SC||Jonathan Mensah||Unsporting behavior|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
|Columbus Crew SC||24||5||6||3||69%||0|
Columbus Crew SC lineup:
Zack Steffen, Josh Williams (Abu, 73'), Harrison Afful, Milton Valnezuela, Jonathan Mensah, Artur, Federico Higuaín (Jiménez, 82'), Cristian Martínez (Jahn, 63'), Wil Trapp, Pedro Santos, Gyasi Zardes
Unused Substitutes: Lalas Abubakar, Jon Kempin, Ricardo Clark
D.C. United lineup:
Steve Clark; Joseph Mora, Steven Birnbaum, Frédéric Brillant, Nick DeLeon; Júnior Moreno (Durkin, 46'); Yamil Asad, Luciano Acosta (Opare, 73'), Ulises Segura, Paul Arriola; Patrick Mullins (Fisher, 64')
Unused Substitutes: Travis Worra, Ian Harkes, Zoltán Stieber