D.C. United knows exactly what they must do on Sunday. In order to keep their playoff hopes alive and advance to the Cup Finals, they must win by three goals.
NBC's announcers couldn't believe what they saw, then didn't see just before the half Sunday night as the Black and Red began the first leg of their Eastern Conference Championship series in Houst
There are curtain calls with hat tips, salutes from the ice with sticks pointed to the rafters and Lambeau Leaps, and then there is the manner in which D.C.
As D.C. United takes on the Red Bulls in Part II of their two-game Eastern Conference Semifinals series, they could have last year's league MVP back in the line up to face his former club.