D.C. United really turned up the intensity in the second half as they scored three second half goals to record a 4-1 win over FC Dallas Friday at RFK Stadium. After being tied 1-1 at the half, United dominated the second half. With the win United improve to 1-2-1 with 4 points. The loss drops FC Dallas to 1-2-1 and a matching 4 points.
Nick DeLeon got on the score sheet in the 60th minute with a beautiful goal off an assist from Danny Cruz. United didn't stop there as Cruz scored his first goal of the season off a DeLeon cross in the 66th minute. United were pushing for a fourth goal and it quickly came in the form of a Maicon Santos header in the 73rd minute off a pinpoint cross from Dwayne De Rosario.
FC Dallas had no response and barely mustered any offense in the second half. Despite dominating for most of the first half FC Dallas came out flat, and United took full control, and more importantly, 3 points.