MLS Game Summary - Colorado at D.C. United|
(Saturday, May 14, 2011)
From The Sports Network
Final Score: Colorado 1, D.C. United 1
Washington, D.C. (Sports Network) - D.C. United battled to a 1-1 draw with the
defending Major League Soccer champion Colorado Rapids at RFK Stadium on
United came back from giving up the game's first goal for just the second time
in six tries this season, going 0-4-2 in those games.
United looked like it got the game's first goal just seven minutes in when
Chris Pontius played a through-ball to Charlie Davies, but the U.S.
international was judged to be just offside before he slotted home.
After the close call, Drew Moor ended up scoring the first goal in the 24th
minute for visiting Colorado (4-3-3), his first of the season.
Moor took advantage after a Jamie Smith free kick into the United penalty area
deflected of a defender when he fired home with his left into the bottom left
United (3-4-3), which had to sub out starting strikers Davies (hamstring) and
Josh Wolff (groin) in the first half, got the equalizer after Pontius
converted a penalty kick just after the hour mark.
Pontius drew the penalty when he was fouled by Kosuke Kimura in the
05/14 22:01:29 ET