Place: USA. Washington. Audi Arena.
Date: on the 15th of July, 2018 (Sunday)
Match start: 01:00 (GMT+1)
Tournament: MLS. Regular season. East-West Conference.
The main events of the last week
Two latest news of the last days of the MLS are, of course, the news of the former head coach of Red Bulls and the former forward of the English Everton. Now the long-term head coach of the New York club Jesse Marsch became the new head coach of Leipzig, Germany.
And from Europe to the USA, to be exact, from Everton, Liverpool to DС United the most productive forward of the national team of England Wayne Rooney has come. The contract of the goal-scorer of the EPL with the Washington club is signed on 2,5 years, and in new team Wayne has already received a t-shirt with the 9th number.
And a main goal of this contract is considerable improvement of the present standings of DС United. Prior to the second July week-end the team of Ben Olsen is taken now the latest 11th place of the Eastern Conference.
Chaos of the calendar schedule
Now the capital club has only 11 points (+2=5-7) and its lag from the sixth position of the playoffs is 13 points. However there is one considerable plus is this current desperate situation of the new team of Wayne Rooney. According to the extremely chaotic schedule of the regular season, today DС United has played only fourteen matches and only two of them were the home matches.
This is much less, than all other leaders and middle level teams of the Eastern Conference have spent (17-20 matches). Of course, you can’t tell that the team from the capital team is the shadow favorite. But, nevertheless, with arrival of the strong English goal-scorer the Washington club can considerably improve the present tournament results. We will remind you that in the previous round, Ben Olsen’s team has gained one point in the guest match with Los Angeles Galaxy (2:2).
Bookmaker coefficients on the match DС United vs Vancouver
Now the opening of the new Washington home arena becomes as important event, as the contract of Wayne Rooney. And Vancouver which is now in the sixth place of the Western Conference will be the first guest of the modern stadium. According to experts, the favorite of the forthcoming duel is obvious: DС United United – 2.10, Vancouver – 3.50
Today Ben Olsen’s team is celebrating unforgettable, threefold holiday. For the first time since the 15th of April the capital club will spend a home game at absolutely new up-to-date stadium. And in this match in starting lineup one of the top scorers of the English football has to play. What rival will be able to resist such arguments in favor of DС United?