WASHINGTON DC - Regrettably enough, D.C. United returns home to RFK Stadium tonight for a visit from Toronto FC. United boasts the best road record in the Eastern Conference, and is currently on a six-game undefeated streak away from home, including a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes last Saturday. But the team has struggled at home of late. A visit from the struggling Reds might be just the help D.C. needs to get going again at RFK.
United defeated Toronto FC 3-0 back on April 16, thanks to two goals from Chris Pontius and one from Charlie Davies.
United will be happy to welcome Davies and fellow forward Josh Wolff back into the lineup tonight as they have each recovered from injuries, but the team will be missing young midfielder Andy Najar, who is serving a suspension for a harsh red car he picked up last week against the Earthquakes.
Their record might not reflect it, but Toronto has improved in recent weeks with the additions of two designated players from Europe: German central midfielder Torsten Frings and Dutch forward Danny Koevermans, as well as the recent arrival of Eric Avila in a trade from FC Dallas.
We'll have live updates from RFK Stadium here throughout the night, but to discuss the match with other fans, be sure to check out SB Nation's D.C. United blog Black And Red United.