Major League Soccer

Espindola, DCU pile more misery on SKC

Washington, D.C. (SportsNetwork.com) - Fabian Espindola piled more misery on Sporting Kansas City on Saturday, getting the lone goal to help D.C. United to a 1-0 win at RFK Stadium.

Espindola struck in the 28th minute when he collected a layoff from Chris Korb and sent a curling effort into the top corner from the right flank.

The hosts clung to the lead and preserved the clean sheet to take all three points, dooming Sporting to a fifth straight league match without a win.

United (6-4-3) improves to 21 points on the season to climb into second place in the Eastern Conference, putting the club two points clear of Sporting (5-5-4).

05/31 21:19:41 ET

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