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D.C. United Fall to the Philadelphia Union 2-1 in Preseason Fixture

February 21, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - D.C. United News Release

February 20, 2019 - Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, Clearwater, Fla.

Player Notes

Captain Wayne Rooney scored his first goal of 2019 in the 23rd minute.

Luciano Acosta recorded his second assist of 2019 when he set up Rooney's 23rd minute goal.

Akeem Ward and Ulises Segura replaced Leonardo Jara and Zoltán Stieber in the starting XI, respectively.

New signing Chris McCann made his debut as a halftime substitute.

Bill Hamid recorded his fourth consecutive clean sheet; he was substituted in the 45th minute.

Match Notes

United lost their first match in 2019 preseason.

United are 2-1-1 in 2019 preseason.

Goals by Half

Scoring Summary

Misconduct Summary

D.C. United lineup:

Bill Hamid (Chris Seitz HT); Joseph Mora (Chris McCann HT), Steven Birnbaum (Donovan Pines HT), Jalen Robinson (Frédéric Brillant HT), Akeem Ward; Júnior Moreno (Chris Durkin HT), Russell Canouse (Academy Player 77'); Ulises Segura (Zoltán Stieber HT), Luciano Acosta (Trialist 67'), Paul Arriola (Trialist HT); Wayne Rooney (Academy Player 77')

Philadelphia Union lineup:

Andre Blake; Kai Wagner, Auston Trusty, Jack Elliot, Raymon Gaddis (Olivier Mbaizo 76'); Haris Medunjanin; Alejandro Bedoya, Marco Fabian (Brenden Aaronson 65'), Ilsinho (Derrick Jones 73'); CJ Sapong (Fafa Picault HT), Cory Burke

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