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Orlando City tops D.C. United for first win in two months

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For many reasons, Orlando City was in dire need of a victory, and the Lions got one on Saturday thanks to the play of their forward line.

Dom Dwyer and Cyle Larin combined on Orlando City's opener before Giles Barnes fired a second moments later, sealing a 2-0 win over D.C. United at Orlando City Stadium.

D.C. United wins third straight by toppling Revs

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It took a while for fans at RFK stadium to see a goal but D.C. United finally got their third win in a row with yet another one-goal win.

After a long wait, Luciano Acosta's effort proved to be all United needed to get a 1-0 win against the New England Revolution.

Own goal propels D.C. United to another win over Atlanta United

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For the first time since early April, D.C. United made it back to back league victories, and Ben Olsen's side used a little luck to defeat visiting Atlanta United yet again.

A 46th-minute own goal by Atlanta's Michael Parkhurst sealed three points for the hosts, who captured a1-0 at RFK Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Calamitous own goal dooms Rapids in loss to D.C. United

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Saturday's clash between the Colorado Rapids and D.C. United was a match of two cellar-dwellers, and it was fittingly decided in calamitous fashion.

Jared Watts' first half own goal proved the game's lone goal as D.C. United snapped an eight-game losing streak dating back to late June.

D.C. United signs goalkeeper Steve Clark

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Steve Clark is heading back to MLS.

The former Columbus Crew keeper has signed on with D.C. United.The 31-year-old goalkeeper left the Crew last year for AC Horsens in the Danish Super League. He started 17 matches in Denmark before returning to the States.

RSL edges D.C. United on Luis Silva goal

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It took a whole day longer than expected, but Real Salt Lake departed RFK Stadium with all three points via a narrow win on Sunday.

Luis Silva fired the lone goal on Sunday, leading RSL to a 1-0 victory over D.C. United in the nation's capital.

D.C. United-RSL postponed due to weather

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Paul Arriola's D.C. United debut was cut short due to weather.

Saturday's match between D.C. and Real Salt Lake lasted just 28 minutes before being delayed due to a massive rainstorm. The pitch quickly became flooded, forcing the eventual decision to postpone the match.

D.C. United focuses on youth, potential with roster overhaul

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No MLS team was busier at the tail end of the secondary transfer window than D.C. United.

Two players left the club while four new ones came into the fold. They took a roster filled with old, familiar MLS names on the wrong side of 30 and replaced them with younger players brought in from foreign leagues that many fans may not recognize right away.

Report: USMNT winger Paul Arriola nearing D.C. United move

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Paul Arriola has recently been linked with an MLS move, and now it appears the U.S. Men's National Team winger is set to become a major part of a D.C. United rebuild.

According to Goal USA, the Club Tijuana winger is nearing a move to D.C. United.

MLS Ticker: D.C. linked with Gary Medel, David Accam linked with Hannover and more

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D.C. United seems to be ready to make a splash in the transfer market with a defensive enforcer.

A few days after being linked with Nigel de Jong, the Washington Postlinked the Black and Red with midfielder Gary Medel.

The Chilean center back is under contract with Inter Milan until the end of 2018 and he would presumably have to be bought with a transfer fee, and D.

Minnesota United thrash fellow bottom-feeders D.C. United

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After not scoring in more than three games, the floodgates opened for Minnesota United on Saturday night.

In the battle of the bottom feeders, the Loons convincingly got the better of D.C. United with a 4-0 win at TCF Bank Stadium.The Loons were in a tough stretch coming into the game with a 351-minute scoreless drought, but it took the team just eight minutes to snap the scoreless streak.

Dynamo use trio of first-half goals to sink D.C. United

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The Houston Dynamo have been one of Major League Soccer's worst road teams this season, struggling to replicate their home form. Wilmer Cabrera's side, however, used a trio of first-half goals to down host D.C. United, 3-1 at RFK Stadium on Saturday evening for their first road win of the season.

Sounders mount huge comeback to top D.C. United

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There is a reason, perhaps, the Seattle Sounders are the defending MLS Cup champions.

A reason, too, D.C. United owns the worst record in the league.

D.C. United entered Wednesday's match against the Sounders with the worst record in MLS, and having scored eight fewer goals than any other team in the league.

Roland Lamah's latest double helps FC Dallas trounce D.C. United

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A 15-minute goal-scoring barrage was all FC Dallas needed to roll over D.C. United in Dallas on Tuesday evening.

Roland Lamah scored twice on either side of halftime to give FC Dallas the lead and to seal the victory for the home side.

Lamah's first goal came in the second minute of stoppage time in the first half.

Blerim Dzemaili, Impact shut out D.C. United at home in Canada Day affair

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Canada Day in Montreal had a hint of blue to it.

Despite being a battle between the two bottom feeders of the Eastern Conference, and having a decimated team, the Montreal Impact showed that they can come up with a great performance.

Goals by Blerim Dzemaili and Chris Duvall gave the Impact a 2-0 win at home over DC United on Saturday night.

Medunjanin's sportsmanship leads to bizarre taking back of red card

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One of the most bizarre incidents in Major League Soccer history occurred in the 74th minute of the Philadelphia Union's 1-0 win over D.C. United.

D.C. midfielder Luciano Acosta was shown red by referee Sorin Stoica for an apparent kick out at Union midfielder Haris Medunjanin, but the ejection was rescinded quickly after due to a conversation between Stoica and Medunjanin.

Blake stops Union's losing skid in shutout of D.C.

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CHESTER, PA The up and down season of the Philadelphia Union rolled onto the incline in a rollercoaster 1-0 win over D.C. United at Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday night.

Fafa Picault scored his fourth goal of the season to help the Union avoid their second four-game losing streak of the season.

D.C. United snaps losing skid with victory over Atlanta United

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D.C. United snapped a three match winless run on Wednesday evening, defeating Atlanta United, 2-1, at RFK Stadium.

A 60th minute winner from Patrick Nyarko capped a strong comeback for the hosts, who fought back from an early deficit. 17 minutes in, Atlanta United took an early 1-0 lead as Julian Gressel tapped an easy effort home from close range.

Altidore, Hamilton secure home win for TFC over D.C. United

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TORONTO It took nearly an hour to find a breakthrough, but Toronto FC managed to defeat D.C. United 2-0 at BMO Field on Saturday night.

Despite the attack's struggles, TFC eventually found the winner through Jozy Altidore, who ran onto a perfectly weighted long ball by Sebastian Giovinco before slotting past Bill Hamid.

Galaxy end successful road trip with draw in D.C.

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No one would've thought the LA Galaxy would take 10 points from a four-game road trip after their brutal start.

After Saturday's goalless draw with struggling D.C. United, the Galaxy achieved a feat no one thought was possible.

As for D.C. United, their dreadful form at home continued, as they've lost three and drawn one in their last four games at RFK Stadium.

Barnes, Larin help Orlando end winless run in victory over D.C.

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The wait was worth it for Orlando City to get back on track at Orlando City Stadium.

After a 40-minute thunderstorm delay, the Lions pounced for two second-half goals, one from Cyle Larin and the other from Giles Barnes to wash away D.C. United 2-0 on Wednesday night and move to 6-1-1 at home.

Controversial penalty leads D.C. United to road win over Whitecaps

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It wasn't quite peak Benny-ball, but it got the job done, albeit controversially.

A controversial penalty call proved just enough for D.C. United, who escaped Vancouver with a 1-0 win over the Whitecaps. The win was D.C. United's first in four games while the Whitecaps settled for their second loss in three matches.

Le Toux still 'disappointed' over Union exit

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At a club where little success has been had, there is one legendary player who made a mark with the Philadelphia Union.

Unfortunately, Sebastien Le Toux was not treated with the same respect by the organization itself last year, as he was shipped off to the Colorado Rapids in August for allocation money.

MLS Ticker: Dzemaili joins Impact, Revs bring back Koffie and more

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The final day of the transfer window produced a light amount of news, but there was one significant signing announced, one that came from the Montreal Impact.

The Impact officially announced the loan of Swiss international Blerim Dzemaili from Bologna. The 31-year-old will take up a Designated Player spot on the Impactroster.

D.C. United, Revs, share points in four-goal draw

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In a four-goal thriller at Gillette Stadium on Saturday evening, the New England Revolution fought back for a point in a 2-2 draw against D.C. United.

The Revolution were coming off a midweek home draw against the San Jose Earthquakes, while D.

MLS Ticker: Adi suspended, Hamid negotiating new contract and more

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The first Cascadia Cup showdown of the season on Saturday will be without a star forward due to a suspension from a Week 7 incident.

Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi was handed a one-game ban and an undisclosed fine by the MLS Disciplinary Committee on Wednesday for violent conduct in the 26th minute of the loss to Sporting Kansas City.

Red Bulls get back on track with win over D.C. United

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It took the presence of the club's fiercest rival to get the New York Red Bulls back on track.

Previously on a four game winless run, the Red Bulls bounced back in a big way on Saturday via a 2-0 win over rivals D.C. United. The win is just the Red Bulls' third of the season, while the loss sees D.

D.C. United controls NYCFC en route to home victory

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A breakaway goal at RFK Stadium disrupted the otherwise solid New York City FC defense and NYCFC's early surge as a top Eastern Conference team.

A lightning-quick sprint and shot after a NYCFC back line miscue from DC United's Lloyd Sam provided the breakthrough while Luciano Acosta added another as D.

Second-half stops from Hamid hand D.C. first victory

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Sometimes it's better to have a little luck, and a tremendous goalkeeper, on your side to stop a slump.

D.C. United used a deflected shot and a penalty to score twice before Bill Hamid made a few key saves to preserve a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night.

Crew drop D.C. United to earn first win of 2017

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The Columbus Crew recorded their first win of the MLS season, beating D.C. United 2-0 on Saturday at RFK Stadium.

The scoring began when Columbus was awarded a penalty following Steve Birnbaum's foul on Ola Kamara in the 38th minute. Federico Higuain stepped up to take the penalty, and though Bill Hamid dove the right way, the Argentine still managed to score his first goal of the season.

First half onslaught leads NYCFC to lopsided win over D.C. United

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NEW YORK New York City FC was held relatively quiet in their season opener, but there was little D.C. United could do to prevent an attacking onslaught on Sunday afternoon.

A trio of first half goals proved more than enough for NYCFC, who cruised past D.

Sporting KC earns road tie with D.C. United

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Sporting KC secured a road point for its first match of the 2017 MLS season, a physical battle against D.C. United that produced a match full of attacking chances.

Instead of a shootout,though, both defenses had strong showings in what turned out to be a 0-0 draw, one featuring plenty of action on both ends.

SBI MLS Season Preview: D.C. United

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The last time we saw D.C. United on a Major League Soccer pitch, the Black and Red were shellacked by the Montreal Impact in the knockout round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Sure, there was disappointment across the board for United, but all they can do now is learn from the mistakes and shortcomings and find more success during the 2017 MLS season, which begins for D.

MLS Ticker: Kljestan named Red Bulls captain, Davis to retire with Dynamo, and more

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The New York Red Bulls needed a replacement for Dax McCarty in the captain position, and it has been filled by one of his former midfield running mates.Sacha Kljestan was given the armband for the 2017 season on Wednesday.

Kljestan helped guide the Red Bulls to the Eastern Conference finals for the second consecutive season in 2016.

MLS Ticker: Hamid to return for opener, Revolution make signing, and more

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Even though Bill Hamid's U.S. Men's National Team camp was cut short due to another knee injury, he is confident that he will be back for D.C. United's regular-season opener on March 4.

Hamid was initially ruled out for five to six weeks, but after undergoing successful surgery, he is optimistic to return in time for the 2017 season.

MLS Ticker: Herculez Gomez retires to join ESPN, and more

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Herculez Gomez just won an MLS Cup crown, and he is riding off into the sunset withit.

ESPN announced on Tuesday afternoon that Gomez has joined its team as a soccer analyst and has retired from professional soccer. The 34-year-old forward's decision to hang up his cleats in order to be in the studio for English and Spanish-language programscomes after he helped the Seattle Sounders win their first MLS Cup last month.

Columbus Crew

MLS Ticker: Philippe Senderos signs with Dynamo, Sounders trade for Lamar Neagle and more

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There will be a new face in Wilmer Cabrera's flat back four.

The Houston Dynamo have announced the signing of 32-year-old Swiss center-back, Philippe Senderos, who joins the Western Conference side on a free transfer, after a brief stint with Scottish side Rangers last season. The former six-year Arsenal defender, has featured in four World Cups with Switzerland on top of his 15 years in some of Europe's top flight leagues.

MLS Ticker: Spector nearing Orlando move; Minnesota signs Taylor, Anor; and more

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Jonathan Spector appears bound for Orlando City.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, Spector is set to join Orlando City if his current club, Birmingham City, signs off on an early release. Spector is reportedly in Orlando on Tuesday and could prove an answer at both fullback and centerback for a Lions team that struggled in defense throughout 2016.

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Union trample D.C. United for second straight win

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WASHINGTON D.C. This is the Philadelphia Union team manyexpected to see at the start of the season.

The Union continued to put their early-season struggles behind them with a 4-0 win over D.C. United at RFK Stadium in Saturday that handed them a two-game winning streak and four-game unbeaten run.

D.C. United roast Red Bulls on valentine's response

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With valentine's day right around the corner, a pair of MLS rivals decided to show each other some love, with a little good-natured ribbing included.

It all began with D.C. United tweeting out a lovely valentine's day card they "received" from long-time rivals, the New York Red Bulls, ahead of Tuesday's holiday.