Uniteds goal is to spoil to party and grab three points Saturday in Houston against the Dynamo in the first-ever game at BBVA Compass Stadium.
Chris Pontius and Hamdi Salihi scored second-half goals and D.C. United beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday, relegating the Reds to the worst start in MLS history at 0-8-0.
The mid-week 5-3 loss to the Earthquakes ended Uniteds seven-game unbeaten run. It was a curious game.
D.C. United were previously scheduled to play a July friendly against Juventus FC as part of a doubleheader with a Chelsea - AC Milan friendly, but that doubleheader appears to be in jeopardy.