Chris Pontius and Hamdi Salihi scored second-half goals and D.C. United beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday, relegating the Reds to the worst start in MLS history at 0-8-0.
DC United (4-2-3, 15 points) sits alone in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference after notching back-to-back wins for the first time since June 2009. Maicon Santos surprisingly leads the club with six goals through nine games.
DC United begins their three game home stand flat as they draw with the struggling Montreal Impact 1-1 at RFK on Wednesday night.
DC United midfielder Danny Cruz joined 106.7 The Fan’s new soccer podcast, “The Upper 90 Soccer Show,” to discuss his new team, his new coach, his time at UNLV, his appearance on MTV’s “Made” and much more.
United was trying to build off their big win last week but they couldn’t get on the scoreboard as they tie with the Seattle Sounders 0-0 at RFK Saturday Night.
D.C. United rookie midfielder Lance Rozeboom has undergone surgery to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
DC United snapped a 9-game winless streak going back to last season by defeating FC Dallas 4-1 on Friday night at RFK. Last season’s MLS MVP Dwayne De Rosario admitted that it was an early season “must-win” situation.
After 176 minutes of lack luster soccer D.C. United scored their first goal of the 2012 season but it was no where near enough as they go down in L.A. 3-1 to the Galaxy.
DC United has renewed its lease with the city and will continue playing its home games at Washington’s aging RFK Stadium for the next two seasons.
D.C. United defender Ethan White has undergone surgery on his right knee and will be sidelined for about six weeks.