Charlie Davies does indeed earn his first start for United tonight. With Santino Quaranta suspended and Andy Najar out with the flu, Fred comes into the Black-and-Red midfield for his first start of the season. Perry Kitchen is on the bench as he continues his recovery from the flu. Maicon Santos does indeed get the start up top for Toronto alongside Alen Stevanovic and Javier Martina. Julian de Guzman is in midfield, while young Ty Harden goes into Toronto's back line.
The full D.C. United starting lineup is as follows: Bill Hamid (GK), Chris Korb, Dejan Jakovic, Ethan White, Marc Burch, Fred, Clyde Simms, Dax McCarty (C), Chris Pontius, Josh Wolff, Charlie Davies.
Available D.C. United substitutes: Pat Onstad (GK), Perry Kitchen, Daniel Woolard; Branko Boskovic, Brandon Barklage, Joseph Ngwenya, Blake Brettschneider.
Toronto FC starting lineup: Stefan Frei (GK), Danleigh Borman, Ty Harden, Adrian Cann, Jacob Peterson, Tony Tchani, Julian de Guzman, Oscar Cordon, Alen Stevanovic, Maicon Santos (C), Javier Martina.