While the world is focused on the World Cup, D.C. United is still climbing the standings.
Chad Barrett scored in the 39th minute to help the Seattle Sounders beat D.C. United 1-0 on Saturday night.
A year ago at this time the U.S. Open Cup was it for D.C. United. With only two wins in league play through mid-June a good Cup run was all United could hope for.
D.C. United's bid for a new stadium at Buzzards Point in Southeast D.C. is still working its way through the approval stage.