D.C. United vs. FC Dallas

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Ahead of tonight’s match between D.C. United and league-best FC Dallas, I traced Fabian Espindola’s roots in north-central Argentina and his path from Boca Juniors to MLS seven years ago.

Kickoff: 7 p.m. ET.

TV: none.

Pay packages: Direct Kick, MLS Live.

Live stream: dcunited.com with Dallas announcers (available in Washington area only).

Radio: none.

Broadcasting updates: Comcast SportsNet makes its season debut next Saturday night when United visits Portland. Still no radio announcement, despite CBS local outlets carrying two matches early this season.

Referee: Fotis Bazakos.

Game-time forecast from the Capital Weather Gang

DCU lineup: Hamid, Franklin, Parke, Boswell, Fernandez; DeLeon, Arnaud, Kitchen, Rolfe; Espindola, Johnson. Subs: Dykstra, Birnbaum, Korb, Caskey, Neal, Silva, Doyle.

FCD lineup: Seitz; Loyd, Hedges, Keel, Benitez; Michel, Diaz, Watson, Thomas, Castillo; Perez. Subs: Fernandez, Zimmerman, Ulloa, Jacobson, Moffat, Hollingshead, Texeira.

Your pregame, in-game and postgame thoughts are welcome in the comments section.

 

 

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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