Author Archives: Pablo Maurer

Newcomers carry D.C. United to victory over Impact

D.C. United newcomers Luis Silva, Conor Doyle and Jared Jeffrey each found the back of the net in a stunning 3-1 victory over Eastern Conference power Montreal Impact. Continue reading »

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Revolution ride second half rally to top hapless D.C. United

Two second-half goals from Dimitry Imbongo and Diego Fagundez led the New England Revolution over D.C. United, 2-1, at RFK Stadium on Saturday night. Continue reading »

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D.C. United Undone by Whitecaps, Questionable Officiating

The Vancouver Whitecaps penalty kick goal was enough to defeat D.C. United, 1-0, in MLS action at RFK Stadium. Continue reading »

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D.C. United ride strong second half to U.S. Open Cup win vs. Revs

D.C. United continued their surprising run through the U.S. Open Cup, halting the New England Revolution with a 3-1 victory in the Open Cup quarterfinals. The win sets up a D.C. United trip to Toyota Park to face the Chicago Fire in the Open Cup semifinals. Continue reading »

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D.C. United snap winless streak with victory vs. Earthquakes

D.C. United snapped the longest winless streak in franchise history on Saturday night with a narrow 1-0 home win over the struggling San Jose Earthquakes. Continue reading »

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Toronto FC top lowly D.C. in battle of East cellar dwellers

By PABLO MAURER WASHINGTON – There were plenty of interesting storylines to follow heading into Saturday night’s encounter between D.C. United and Toronto FC. TFC’s front office is led by Kevin Payne, who less than a year ago was calling … Continue reading »

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DeRosario hat-trick leads D.C. United to U.S. Open Cup triumph over Union

  By PABLO MAURER BOYDS, MD – For some MLS clubs, the USOC is treated as a mid-season distraction. Other teams treat it as a means to test their depth, to get bench players minutes in meaningful matches. For a … Continue reading »

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U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round: A look ahead

The fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup kicks off on Wednesday with twelve MLS sides in action. Continue reading »

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D.C. United top Richmond Kickers in penalty kick shootout

After 120 minutes of scoreless action, D.C. United defeated USL affiliate Richmond in penalty kicks to advance in the 2013 U.S. Open Cup. Continue reading »

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Previewing Tuesday’s U.S. Open Cup Third Round Matches

The U.S. Open Cup third round begins on Tuesday with eight Major League Soccer clubs in action. Continue reading »

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D.C. United Notes: Olsen not worried about DeRo and Ruiz; squad prepares for U.S. Open Cup; and more

By PABLO MAURER WASHINGTON – D.C. United head coach Ben Olsen responded publicly for the first time to comments made on Saturday evening by United captain Dwayne De Rosario, unhappy after being benched in favor of Guatemalan forward Carlos Ruiz. … Continue reading »

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Timbers keep rolling as D.C. United nightmare season continues

The Portland Timbers pushed their unbeaten streak to 11 matches after beating D.C. United, who suffered their ninth loss in 10 matches. Continue reading »

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