D.C. United host Philadelphia Union Sunday night
D.C. United returns home to Audi Field for a huge contest against the Philadelphia Union. The Union sit tied with Atlanta United FC for first place in the Eastern Conference with 39 points and a 11-7-6 record. They are coming off a 4-0 defeat to the Montreal Impact. The Black and Red need a victory and they’re all tied up as they trail in fourth place in a tight race with 36 points and a 9-6-9 record. The New York Red Bulls are just ahead of them leading by a point in third place.
D.C. United is 8-11-4 lifetime in MLS regular season action against the Union and defeated them 2-1 earlier int he season in U.S. Open Cup action. The Black and Red are coming off a road trip where they defeated FC Cincinnati before falling 2-0 to the defending champion Atlanta United FC. After a home friendly against Olympique De Marseille, the Black and Red was in action last Saturday with a 0-0 draw against the Chicago Fire. Bill Hamid recorded his 63rd career shutout to pass Tony Meola for the 10th most in MLS history. This season, Hamid has made 91 saves and posted nine clean sheets.
Wayne Rooney recently participated in his first MLS All-Star Game. He leads the club with 11 goals and seven assists.
Tonight’s game will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. on FS1.
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