Going into Sundays match at R.F.K Stadium against the New York Red Bulls, D.C. United has confidence from an unbeaten string of five consecutive matches.
D.C. United heads into Saturdays visit to New England on the heels of two goalless draws in the last three weeks and only one win through the first five games of the season.
D.C United is hoping the points in the standings will come, but there are signs that head coach Ben Olsen has made his point.
In a phone call from Vancouver, the mentality of Ben Olsen the player came through loud and clear in his current role as D. C. Uniteds head coach.
In the past D.C United and the Los Angeles Galaxy have met in championship games.