Sean Franklin wins a header over Landon Donovan at StubHub Center. (By Harry How — Getty Images)

Reading material: My match report from D.C. United’s 4-1 defeat to Landon Donovan and the Los Angeles Galaxy at StubHub Center.

Next for United: New York Red Bulls on Sunday at RFK Stadium (2:45 p.m. ET, NBCSN).

Updated Supporters’ Shield standings

Seattle Sounders 45 points from 24 matches, 1.88 points per game, +10 goal difference

Los Angeles Galaxy 43 points from 24 matches, 1.79 ppg, +18

D.C. United 43 points from 25 matches, 1.72 ppg, +10

FC Dallas 42 points from 25 matches, 1.68 ppg, +12

Sporting Kansas City 42 points from 25 matches, 1.68 ppg, +10

Real Salt Lake 42 points from 25 matches, 1.68 ppg, +9

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