Pregame reading material: My front-page feature about D.C. United on pace for the greatest one-year turnaround in MLS history.
Kickoff: 7 p.m. ET.
Local TV: Comcast SportsNet.
Local radio: WJFK 106.7 FM.
Pay packages: Direct Kick, MLS Live (subject to blackouts).
Weather: Almost heaven.
Referee: Chris Penso.
DCU pregame injury report: Chris Pontius (hamstring), Andrew Dykstra (Achilles’ tendon), Jeff Parke (migraines), Nana Attakora (concussion) and Kyle Porter (ankle) are out. Fabian Espindola (knee) and Alex Caskey (knee) are questionable.
Suspended with next yellow card: Perry Kitchen.
DCU at home: 6-2-3.
TFC on road: 2-2-4.
DCU LINEUP: Hamid; Franklin, Boswell, Birnbaum, Korb; DeLeon, Kitchen, Arnaud, Rolfe; Silva, Johnson. Subs: Willis, Doyle, Martin, Neal, Jeffrey, Kemp, Seaton.
TFC LINEUP: Bendik; Creavalle, Orr, Hagglund, Morrow; Oduro, Bradley, Warner, Jackson; Moore, Defoe. Subs: Konopka, Morgan, Bekker, Lovitz, Osorio, De Rosario, Gilberto.
Your pregame, in-game and postgame thoughts are welcome in the comments section.