Tag: us open cup

  • Defense is the Problem

    Well, we all know what the problem is with this DC United team, both the reserve team and the first team: defense. United’s defense has been torched in its last two games, giving up 7 goals (including a goal and an assist from former William & Mary player Alan Koger). The three best players on […]

  • Back on the right foot: US Open Cup vs. the New England Revolution

    After last Thursday’s debacle, DC United looks to get back to its winning ways in its match against the New England Revolution. Most people seem to agree on the lineup, which is: Onstad Korb Brasesco White Woolard Najar King Morsink Quaranta Brettschneider Ngwenya I don’t really have much to add to that, except to wonder […]

  • 2011 MLS Predictions

    Welcome to the first annual Before Extra Time predictions! I’m going to take a whack at making some predictions this year, so that you all can laugh when they are terribly wrong. Western Conference: Real Salt Lake- RSL has the depth and skill to make the long run and win the Supporter’s Shield. LA Galaxy- […]

  • Break Up United!

    Break up United, DCU finally got a win! Even though it was only a win against FC Dallas in a US Open Cup match, a win is a win.  Especially since DCU scored 4 goals, which is 2 more than they’ve scored the entire rest of the season. Andy Najar should be starting every.  His […]

  • Open Cup Lineup Update

    After my post this morning about the DC United-FC Dallas clash tomorrow in the US Open Cup, some more news has come to light, mostly from the wonderful Mr. Goff at Soccer Insider.  Here’s a quote from his piece, found here: So expect a mix of regulars and reserves: Andy Najar, Brandon Barklage, Christian Castillo, […]

  • Push for the US Open Cup!

    I know that I didn’t post anything about the last loss that United had against the Chicago Fire.  I wasn’t able to watch the match live and then I spent this weekend at the Before Extra Time Southwest Virginia Bureau (aka my fiance’s parent’s house).  From what I’ve read, it seems to have been a […]