They have new found swagger and they have unbeaten streaks. The San Jose Earthquakes and D.C.
R.F.K Stadium is big, but on the field space will be at a premium for D.C United in Saturday's home match against the Houston Dynamo.
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.