CONCACAF Champions League: D.C. United vs. Waterhouse FC

August 20, 2014

After a five-year absence, D.C. United returns to the CONCACAF Champions League with its Group 4 opener against Waterhouse FC of Jamaica at RFK Stadium.

Kickoff: 8 p.m. ET.

TV: Fox Sports 2.

Weather: intermittent rain.

Attendance: very small.

Referee: Armando Castro (Honduras).

Group standings: Waterhouse 1-0-0, 3 points; United 0-0-0, Tauro (Panama) 0-1-0. (Each club will play four matches, with the top finisher advancing to the quarterfinals early next year.)

DCU lineup: Willis; Opare, Attakora, Shanosky, Caskey; Porter, Neal, Jeffrey, Martin, Estrada; Johnson. Subs: Hamid, Espindola, Silva, DeLeon, Kitchen, Boswell, Kemp.

WH lineup: McCallum, Finlayson, Earle, Gray, Forbes, Samuels, Taylor, Benjamin, Campbell, Anderson, Howell. Subs: Cousins, Roberts, Brown, Forrest, Williams, Walcott, Swire.

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

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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