Tuesday, September 26, 2023

MLS Preview: D. C. United (9-12-7) at Charlotte FC (7-9-10)

The home side has recorded 3-0 wins in all three meetings between Charlotte FC and D. C. United with D. C. United winning the lone meeting this year in April. the lone meeting in Charlotte FC, in August 2022, saw Karol Swiderski and Quinn McNeill score less than three minutes apart in the second half.

Charlotte FC has lost only one of its last 11 regular-season home matches (W4 D6) after opening the season with consecutive home defeats. Four of the last five league matches at bank of America Stadium have been draws (W1) after Charlotte FC drew just three of its first 25 home MLS games.

D. C. United has avoided defeat in three of its last five away matches (W2 D1, including one penalty shoot-out loss) in all competitions, despite scoring just two total goals in those games. D. C. United has failed to score in 16 of its 27 away matches in all competitions dating back to last July.

Scott Arfield came off the bench to score for Charlotte FC against Nashville SC on September 2, the third straight Charlotte FC goal scored by a substitute, including two by Arfield. Only three of Charlotte FC’s first 29 goals this regular season were scored by substitutes (excluding own goals).

After keeping two clean sheets in its previous 12 regular-season matches, D. C. United has shut its opponent out in back-to-back matches. D. C. United last kept clean sheets in three straight league matches in May-June 2021.

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