DCU's loss to New York City FC should serve as a wakeup call for the Black and Red as it looks to maintain the top spot in MLS.
Thomas McNamara, David Villa and Kwadwo Poku scored second-half goals and New York City FC beat D.C. United 3-1 on Thursday night in their inaugural matchup.
D.C. United will look to make a statement against star-studded NYCFC under the bright lights of Yankee Stadium Thursday night.
D.C. United is proving that international superstars aren't best way to on-field success.
D.C. United has a challenge ahead of them on Thursday night with NYFC.