D.C. United open the season with loss to Colorado Rapids
The 25th Major League Soccer season kicked off on Saturday afternoon at Audi Field as D.C. United hosted the Colorado Rapids. They had a 1-0 lead but blew it resulting in a 2-1 defeat. This game marked the debuts of Edison Flores and Julian Gressel, two new signings.
The first half was scoreless including a goal by United that was disallowed. After the teams came out of the locker room, the scoring began.
Russell Canouse headed in a corner from Gressel in the 60th minute to put the Black and Red up 1-0.
Kei Kamara scored the equalizer in the 67th minute. The Rapids took the lead in stoppage time with a goal from Jonathan Lewis to stun the crowd.
D.C. United will look to bounce back against Inter Miami on March 7 at 3:30.