MLS – D.C. United – Philadelphia Union on Match-day 37
Audi Field sees Sunday action as D.C. take on Union – 2:30am GMT.
Leaders Union are currently 13 places higher than their opponents D.C., when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and fourteenth positions respectively.
D.C. United go into this meeting with 22 points secured
Following two straight wins for D.C. in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.
Also, D.C. need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded 10 losses in their last 15 meetings. With a fourteenth position in the league and 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, they currently have 22 points in the League.
D.C. have won four fixtures, drawn three matches, and lost six games of their 13 League matches at home this season.
A win in this fixture would take D.C. United’s points to 25 in the League.
Philadelphia Union will be under pressure to remain top of the League, going into this fixture
With two wins in a row under his belt, Jim Curtin takes his Union team into this game full of confidence, and hopeful of another successive victory.
Also, League leaders Union keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last eight matches is astonishing this season. They are the current League leaders with 48 points, that is, 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
Union’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to D.C. In the 13 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost four meetings.
As League leaders every game is crucial, so a victory would ensure that Philadelphia Union stay top, whilst maintaining pressure on their rivals.
D.C. United v Philadelphia Union – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Union with a greater number of wins. In the last 31 meetings, they have enjoyed 17 victories, to D.C.’s nine wins. Further, D.C. have been unable to beat Union in their last one game with Union at Audi Field. Their most recent encounter in this competition was July 2022, when D.C. United walked away as 7-0 winners.