March 6, 2021

D.C. United Game 10 Recap: Progress, but no points for United in Dallas

FC Dallas midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson scored for FC Dallas in the 77th minute off a corner kick to give his side a 2-1 win over D.C. United in a Major League Soccer (MLS) match at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas, tonight. The loss extended United’s winless streak to eight matches (including seven losses), and dropped the club’s record to 1-8-1 (4 points) on the season. FC Dallas improved to a league-best 7-1-3 (24 points).

The 2-1 final was closer than some of United’s recent losses, and deservedly so to some extent, as United were better tonight than they had been in recent weeks. There were decent ideas in the attack, a bit better work on defense, and there was an energy that hadn’t been there in the last few games. But it was all for naught on this night in terms of getting a good result as Watson found himself almost more lucky than good on the winning goal, though had it been United in the same position, they gladly would have taken it. [Read more…]

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