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D.C. United winning streak, Washington Spirit’s core, and more: Freedom Kicks for 29 October 2020

Soccer, go!

MLS: Columbus Crew SC at D.C. United Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Good rainy morning! The remnants of a hurricane are streaking through our region, and D.C. United is streaking into the playoff race. To the links!

Julian Gressel, D.C. United battle their way to third straight win with 1-0 victory over Columbus Crew - Black And Red United

D.C. United’s Atlanta alums combined for a goal, and the team was able to deal Columbus another set-back. The team is now tied on points for the last playoff spot with two games to go, so (amazingly) there is still everything to play for.

Columbus Crew fall 1-0 to D.C. United as road woes continue - Massive Report

The view from the other side, as the Crew have dropped out of the Supporters Shield race.

Early Returns: Chad Ashton’s D.C. United vs. Ben Olsen’s - Black And Red United

We took a look at the differences in the style of play between Ben Olsen’s D.C. United and Chad Ashton’s D.C. United. There are differences!

Spirit Re-Sign Seven Players ahead of 2020 Expansion Draft » Washington Spirit

The Washington Spirit have re-signed the core of the team as they go into Louisville’s expansion draft. Richie Burke looks to be confident in this group of players and wants to keep them around for a long time.

I like this a lot better, as it reflects the changing nature of how young players get into MLS. Academies, overseas, drafts, USL, and more!

That’s all I have, what’s up?