D.C. United


Eastern Conference-leading United finish up their road trip with an important match against the leaders in the Western Conference in Seattle.

England lost Wednesday on a heartbreaking own goal, meaning the United States will face Japan in the Women's World Cup final.

Even playing one man down, the Union seemed to channel the spirit of 2014 and rallied for a 2-1 win over to D.C. United to advance to the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals.


Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.


DC United hopes to keep its successful road trip going as the club heads to Philadelphia.