Zoltan Stieber

D.C. United

D.C. United versus Columbus Crew lineup: dealing with absences

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Even with 5 absences, United can roll out a good team

D.C. United takes on the Columbus Crew this weekend and will have to do so without their full complement of players. Junior Moreno picked up a knock in the game against the Houston Dynamo, Ulises Segura is with the Costa Rican national team, Oniel Fisher and Dane Kelly are with Jamaica, and Zoltan Stieber is with the Hungarian national team.

3 observations from D.C. United’s 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union

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Stieber, Durkin, and the goalkeeper battle caught our eyes

D.C. United have now completed half of their preseason games in their preparation for the 2018 season. Last night, they defeated the Philadelphia Union 2-1, thanks to goals from Darren Mattocks and Luciano Acosta. Their final two games of the preseason will come against lower division competition, the Jacksonville Armada on Wednesday, and Las Vegas Lights FC on Saturday.

Gifted goal hands DC United 2-1 win over the Union in Suncoast Invitational opener

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Luciano Acosta made it 2-1 seconds after Cory Burke's equalizer

A missed penalty kick and a terrible giveaway on the back line were the difference between a 2-1 win and a 2-1 loss for the Philadelphia Union in their first game of the Suncoast Invitational Tournament on Saturday.

CJ Sapong had his penalty kick saved in the 30th minute after he drew a foul in the box from Ulises Segura.

Preseason match report: Philadelphia Union 1-2 D.C. United

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The Union fell 2-1 to D.C. United in the opener of the Suncoast Invitational, but the individual battles for positions were just as important as the result.

D.C. United versus Philadelphia Union lineup: The debut of Yamil Asad

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United's newest attacker should make his debut on Saturday

D.C. United takes on the Philadelphia Union this Saturday in their second preseason game, the first with the addition of attacker Yamil Asad. It will also give us the first insight into Ben Olsen's plans on how to fit Asad, Zoltan Stieber, Paul Arriola, and Luciano Acosta into an attacking trio, and that is before he decides how to structure his defensive midfield with Russell Canouse, Junior Moreno, Ulises Segura, Ian Harkes, and Chris Durkin.

D.C. United versus Malmo FF lineup: Soccer is back!

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And I have missed it so

D.C. United has finally officially left 2017 behind them, and the first (preseason) game of 2018 is upon us. They will take on their old foe, Malmo FF of the Swedish Allsvensken, this afternoon at 2:30pm. It will give fans their first look into the thought process of Ben Olsen going into the 2018 season, who his starters might be, and which trialists have the edge in making the team.

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.

News roundup: MLS transfer window closes without Union deals

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There was a ton of player movement around MLS, but the Union's biggest personnel move is a new tattoo artist. PSP runs down the day's news, including the sad news about former Sons of Ben president Kenny Hanson.