Eddie Johnson


The sky was crying in Montreal. It was a sad season for the Impact who finished last in the Eastern Conference table.


D.C. United was playing in Houston. The Black and Red had never won there in 12 previous trips in all competitions. For United to get a win it was never going to be easy and it wasn’t.


Dealing with a two-game suspension from play in MLS, Eddie Johnson needed a boost. In Wednesday’s CONCACAF Champions League opener for D.C. United at R.F.K.


The calendar is crowded and the pressure is mounting on D.C. United to get it right in August after a perfect July.


D.C. United head coach Ben Olsen wants his team “to be greedy.” It is Olsen’s way of saying that there is no time or room to stop and feel satisfied by a four-game winning streak.