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D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union

To get you in a feisty mood for D.C. United’s match against the Philadelphia Union today at RFK Stadium, my preview explores the short yet ornery history between the clubs.

Injury update: United midfielder Marcos Sanchez is sidelined with a sprained ankle.

Climate: Capital Weather Gang has the game-time forecast.

Attendance forecast: not large.

Referee: Hilario Grajeda.


Kickoff: 5:08 p.m. ET

DCU: Hamid; Korb, McDonald, Jakovic, Woolard; Porter, Kitchen, Saragosa, Pontius; De Rosario, Pajoy. Subs: Willis, Russell, Riley, Augusto, Rafael, Ruiz, Townsend.

PHL: MacMath; Gaddis, Parke, Okugo, Williams; Carroll, M. Farfan, Daniel, Cruz; McInerney, Casey. Subs: Konopka, Lahoud, Torres, Kleberson, Hoppenot, Le Toux, G. Farfan.

Your pregame, in-game and postgame thoughts are welcome in our 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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