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Union ties D.C. United 2-2, clinches playoff spot

Oct. 14, 2020 10:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark McKenzie scored his first MLS goal in the closing minutes of regulation, lifting Philadelphia to 2-2 tie with D.C. United on Wednesday night. With the tie, Philadelphia (10-3-5) clinched a playoff berth. The Union have one loss in their last nine games and are three points behind...

Sapong, Chicago Fire hand DC United 5th straight loss, 2-1

Oct. 11, 2020 9:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — C.J. Sapong scored in his first start in nearly three months, Boris Sekulic had his first MLS goal and the Chicago Fire beat D.C. United 2-1 on Sunday night. Sapong — who missed five games, first for personal reasons and then when he quarantined as part of COVID-19 protocols —...

Ben Olsen out as DC United coach amid difficult season

Oct. 8, 2020 6:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Olsen is out as head coach of D.C. United amid a disappointing season but the team said he will likely have a new role in the organization. Olsen has led D.C. United for the past decade. But the team has won just two matches since it returned from the MLS is Back tournament in...