In the past D.C United and the Los Angeles Galaxy have met in championship games.
The disappointment of 2011 long in their rear-view mirror, D.C. United's players returned to Washington this week feeling optimistic about the coming season.
By Dave Johnson
Saturday, October 1, 2011 10:26 p.m.D.C. United plays Columbus this afternoon in a game that can be seen live on CSN at 4:00. To find CSN in your area, click here.