Why not make a statement game? D.C. United is not calling tonight's game at home against the San Jose earthquakes a statement game or a must win (coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.
In climbing to the top of Major League Soccer, D.C. United has now used 23 different starting lineups in 25 games.
Twenty five to one sounds like long odds.
In their last two matches, D.C. United have scored a combined nine goals - by far the most in Major League Soccer over that stretch.
The buzz about D.C. United’s 6-4 win over Real Salt Lake last Saturday has lasted all week. It makes sense for a game that delivered cracking goals and even dramatic saves.