D.C. United 2012 Season
Our immediate reactions to each match on the schedule
With a quick turnaround to the second leg of its series with the N.Y. Red Bulls, D.C. United need to shake off the disappointing 1-1 draw from Saturday's first leg and refocus on getting a road result. Plus: media roundup on the first leg.
A missed penalty kick by Chris Pontius, a weak swat by Bill Hamid, and a red card from Andy Najar. If not for these things, United would be leading the series heading into New York. But the series is still very winnable, according to Ben Olsen and hi
D.C. United locked up the second playoff seed in MLS's Eastern Conference on Saturday with an away draw to the Chicago Fire. Thanks in no small part to goalkeeper Bill Hamid, D.C. have a better chance to host the MLS Cup Final than anybody had hoped.
Even before the game-winning goal was scored by Lewis Neal, this was the best match that D.C. United has played in two months. Or at least certainly the most memorable.
Needing a goal to secure a win at Toronto FC on Saturday, two D.C. United players - and one TFC goalkeeper - conspired to give three points to the visitors. Join us as we look at the media response to United's win and dive deeper into the result.
In probably the ugliest, least convincing victory ever over a last place team, D.C. United is on the brink of clinching a playoff spot, thanks to Bill Hamid and Hamdi Salihi.
D.C. United 2-1 New England Revolution: An Imperfect Performance Puts United Back In Playoff Position
Dwayne De Rosario may be out for the rest of the season, but the remaining core group of players want much more. They want to keep playing in November. Right now, it looks like they will.
Last night's results tell us that at least one above-average Eastern Conference team will miss the playoffs. How do we ensure it won't be D.C. United?
It's only fitting that Nick DeLeon would set up Dwayne De Rosario's 100th MLS goal. Find out why.
D.C. United lost focus at a crucial moment and never recovered, as the Montreal Impact rather fortunately emerged 3-0 victors in Quebec. Thoughts on the game, including a dissection of the first goal.
In a 4-2 win over the Chicago Fire, D.C. United added another great performance to the growing list of great performances at home this year. It's unfortunate that the list of great performances on the road is still empty. At least until Saturday nigh
In an absurdly officiated match, United saw two goals taken off the board and had to settle for a draw. But perhaps the resilience shown by United will still benefit them in the end.
Its hard to see a team succeeding in the playoffs when they can't beat playoff-bound teams on the road. Tactical deficiencies held back United again tonight against Sporting Kansas City.
Nick DeLeon bounced off the rookie wall and bounced back. He set up the lone goal for D.C. United tonight in a 1-0 win over the Crew.
D.C. United held their own against Paris Saint-Germain at RFK Stadium, despite allowing an early goal to Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
We were able to write off last week's loss as D.C. United being the victim of unfortunate circumstances. Not this week though. This week we deserved it.
Unfortunately we didn't get to see these two playoff-bound teams play 11 vs. 11, because a recurring problem for Bill Hamid recurred again.
Pontius and Najar on the wings? Boskovic in the middle? DeRo at forward? Sounds familiar. Sounds like a winner.
Brandon Barklage and the Red Bulls sent a message to D.C. United tonight. If they received it, then this won't have to happen again.
Is it better to be lucky than good? Well its best to be both. Tonight D.C. United was only one of those things. We weren't good. We were lucky.
"This is on me, and its on the players," said Ben Olsen following United's loss in the U.S. Open Cup to the Philadelphia Union
It wasn't pretty, but D.C. United was able to grit out a tough win in the US Open Cup against the Richmond Kickers.
With a 3-2 victory over the Revolution, D.C. United enters the summer break on a 3-game winning streak and in first place