WASHINGTON -- Luis Silva scored early in the first half and goalkeeper Bill Hamid made it stand up in D.C. United's 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday.
United (16-9-6) snapped a three-game winless streak and beat Philadelphia for the second time in two matches this season, keeping the Union in seventh place in the East, two points shy of a playoff spot.
Hamid made four saves to tie for the MLS shutout lead with nine.
United scored in the 10th minute, with...
Chris Pontius and Eddie Johnson scored as D.C. United beat Panamanian side Tauro FC 2-0 to clinch a spot in the knockout stage of the CONCACAF Champions League.
Pontius headed home Samuel Inkoom's cross in the 49th minute to give D.C. the lead in the 49th minute.
Johnson, playing in his first match in three weeks, extended the advantage four minutes late by slamming the ball off the crossbar and in.
D.C. United still have to travel to Panama in October, but are assured of the top spot in Group...
WASHINGTON -- D.C. United have signed coach Ben Olsen to a multiyear contract extension.
United rewarded Olsen with a new deal on Monday as the club closes in on one of the biggest turnaround seasons in MLS history.
United won only three games last year. This year they lead the Eastern Conference with a 14-9-6 record with a month to go in the regular season.
Olsen was promoted from assistant coach to head coach near the end of the 2010 season after Curt Onalfo was fired. Olsen's record is...