The anger from last Wednesday's loss to the New York Red Bulls on a goal in 90th minute has subsided. United is too busy to look back anyway.
The excitement of the return of midfielder Chris Pontius to the playing field after a 46-week absence had long been muted by a debatable red card to Fabian Espindola.
With two wins already this season against the New York Red Bulls, D.C. United has already secured the 2014 Atlantic Cup.
In an effort to breakthrough on offense the Vancouver Whitecaps were encouraged to play freely by their head coach Carl Robinson. The Whitecaps attacked and threatened, but D.C.