Khiry Shelton and Tommy McNamara continue to step up for an NYCFC team that has started to turn things around.
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D.C. United squandered early chances, and NYCFC made its Eastern Conference rival pay the price, as David Villa and Khiry Shelton helped the visitors post their second straight win.
Without head coach Ben Olsen, D.C. United cruised to a 3-0 win against the New England Revolution at RFK Stadium on Saturday.
Fabian Espindola’s two goals, and Patrick Nyarko’s excellent play, helped lead D.C. United to a blowout victory, the team’s first of the season.
Bill Hamid was keen on establishing the conference semifinals as the round of the goalie, but Dax McCarty and the New York Red Bulls had other ideas en route to a 1-0 road win.
D.C. United rebounded from an early bicycle goal by Juan Agudelo to eliminate the New England Revolution, 2-1, in the first round of the 2015 MLS Cup Playoffs.
Chris Pontius, Bobby Boswell, Fabian Espindola and Alvaro Saborio all found the back of the net for D.C. United in a comfortable 4-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Sunday.