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D.C. United still beats Atlanta United: Filibuster

When Bill Hamid is here, D.C. United doesn’t lose.

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D.C. United turned around their week at the end, and Filibuster is here to talk about it. Jason, Adam, and Ben talk about D.C. United’s games against the Philadelphia Union and against Atlanta United, each of which went the opposite of how we thought they would go. We talk about the rotation (or lack thereof), as well as the absolutely excellent recent play of Luciano Acosta and how much Bill Hamid has meant to the team is just his short time back. We also discuss Wayne Rooney, of course, and get into the Paul Arriola experiment at right back.

In the second segment we welcome back our old fiend Raf Noboa y Rivera to talk about NYCFC and their rough patch of form. We talk about their new coach compared to Patrick Vieira and whether or not Father Time has caught up to David Villa. We also break down Anton Tinnerholm’s game, their prospects for staying at Yankee Stadium, and what the best way to gameplan them is. Give it a listen!

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