Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports The Black-and-Red are having a good start to the week! D.C. United started the week off right! I’m still riding that 3-point wake-up high and it’s happy hour, so let’s get to it. The Black-and-Red downed Orlando City SC, winning 5-3. Yes, that’s right. D.C. United scored FIVE goals. Three of those were courtesy of our favorite Greek … [Read more...] about Tuesday Freedom Kicks: D.C. United win, Taxi Fountas named to MLS Team of the Week, and more
Matt Blewett-USA TODAY Sports King of everyone The rich got richer this week, as overall leader BL4CKnRED set the pace with a whopping 171 points, 23 more than anyone else. That takes their overall lead to 184 points. Positional Leaders Goalkeepers Andre Blake (PHI, $9.6) cruised to the positional lead with 17 points on a clean sheet and a saved penalty. … [Read more...] about Fantasy Focus: Reynoso el rey
Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images Plus, a parity-driven record is broken in NASCAR Happy Wednesday! It may be another warm one today, but at least it’s not as warm as RFK last evening. *nudge* *wink* No laugh? Well my wife thinks I’m funny, and that’s all that matters. To the kicks! Until D.C. United gives us more wins, I’m reveling in the … [Read more...] about Wednesday Freedom Kicks: Taxi rides to PotW, RFK Stadium is lit, and more
John McCreary-USA TODAY Sports A look at D.C.’s tactics during a challenging 2022 campaign Heading into Monday’s game in Orlando, D.C. United had suffered more than its fair share of disappointments during the 2022 campaign, one of the biggest of which came in Week 16. In front of a sellout crowd on its return to Audi Field, D.C. United should have given supporters … [Read more...] about Amidst season of change, is D.C. United at risk of losing identity?
Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports The Black-and-Red’s comeback starts now. D.C. United is feeling the pressure. But rather than crumble against Orlando City SC, the Black-and-Red drew on mental strength and grit to win, 5-3. Head coach Chad Ashton emphasized in Saturday’s pre-match press conference the importance of pushing Orlando into defense and being decisive on … [Read more...] about Recap: A team effort led by Taxi Fountas’ hat trick secures 3 points for D.C. over Orlando