What: Major League Soccer,
D.C. United (3-3-2, 11 points) at Union (1-4-5, 8 points)
When: Saturday, 4 p.m.
Where: PPL Park
TV: The Comcast Network.
D.C. United on the road: 0-2-1; Union at home: 1-0-3.
Goals for: United, 12, Union 10.
Goals against: United 11, Union 13.
Outlook: United forward Eddie Johnson, who missed last week's 3-2 loss at Portland due to a hamstring injury, returned to practice this week. . . . Including last year, United is winless in 21 consecutive road games. . . . Former Union defender Jeff Parke has started all eight games for United. . . . Union manager John Hackworth says the team is healthy and two players who had been sidelined, midfielders Danny Cruz and Fred were back in training this week. . . . Sebastian Le Toux, Leo Fernandes and Maurice Edu all share the Union lead with two goals, while Cristian Maidana has a team-best two assists. . . . In four of their ties and during last week's 2-1 loss at Seattle, the Union have allowed a goal in the 80th minute or later.
- Marc Narducci