Major League Soccer has a new look and this week introduced a new logo with a red, white and blue shield to replace the green and blue image of a boot kicking a ball.
In CONCACAF Champions League play D.C. United is seeing red and that is okay.
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.