Orlando City had the advantage in shots and possession, but in stoppage time Friday D.C. United’s Luis Silva provided the moment that mattered.
Luis Silva scored in the first minute of stoppage time and Bill Hamid recorded his third shutout of the season as D.C. United beat Orlando City SC 1-0 on Friday night.
For United and Orlando it’s an important early season clash to try and gain separation in what promises to be a wild ride in the Eastern Conference.
Steve Birnbaum will miss an extended amount of time, but Ben Olsen has some options for replacing the young center back
After a lackluster performance last week on the road, DC United showed a sense of urgency and attention to details that helped define the team in 2014.