With big goals from both Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey and a clean sheet, the United States provided ample reason for more excitement heading into an eventful year.
The collective bargaining agreement between the MLS and players has expired and the two sides seem pretty far apart when it comes to current negotiations.
As D.C. United prepare for the 2015 preseason, coach Ben Olsen joined CSN's Sebastian Salazar to discuss the difference a year makes.
Despite a great turnaround, D.C. United's season had a nightmarish end. The loss to New York serves as a motivating factor as the team prepares for the upcoming season.