The first goal was scored by Zack Schilawski of the Revolution as he brought the ball down with his hand, beat two United defenders, and put it into the net. There's a bit of a problem with that though. As you may have heard, you're really not supposed to use your hands when playing soccer. The Revolution play-by-play guy knows this rule, as he even refers to Schilawski using his arm when calling the game live. Unfortunately for United, referee Baldomero Toledo has not yet learned this rule.â†µ
Just minutes later, the Revolution earned their second goal of the match via a penalty kick as Toledo blew the whistle when United captain Dax McCarty attempted to clear the ball from the box when Pat Phelan decided to run into his foot.â†µ
Toledo waited 70 minutes to give United a make-up call, finally awarding D.C. a penalty kick after bodies collided in the box on a rather routine corner kick. We're still not exactly sure what the call was, and probably neither is Toledo. Charlie Davies converted the penalty kick, but it was too little too late for United. The red card to Dejan Jakovic in stoppage time certainly didn't help either.