A new-look Toronto travels to RFK, as both teams secured away results last weekend. De Rosario is coming off a player of the week performance.
D.C. United (4-4-2): Hamid; Kitchen, Jakovic, McDonald, Woolard; Da Luz, De Rosario, Simms, Pontius; Wolff, Davies.
OUT: MF Branko Boskovic (L ACL tear); GK Joe Willis (L little finger fracture); DF Jed Zayner (L knee sprain);
DOUBTFUL: MF Kurt Morsink (R ankle sprain);
QUESTIONABLE: DF Devon McTavish (concussion); FW Joseph Ngwenya (concussion); MF Santino Quaranta (concussion);
PROBABLE: FW Josh Wolff (L hamstring strain)
Toronto FC (4-3-3): Frei; Morgan, Eckersley, Iro, Harden; de Guzman, Frings, Johnson; Soolsma, Koevermans, Plata.
OUT: MF Elbekay Bouchiba (R knee surgery recovery); DF Adrian Cann (R knee surgery recovery); DF Dicoy Williams (R knee surgery recovery); MF Leandre Griffit (abdominal strain);
QUESTIONABLE: MF Julian de Guzman (L knee swelling); MF Terry Dunfield (R adductor strain); MF Nathan Sturgis (L gluteus strain); MF Gianluca Zavarise (L hamstring tightness)
||DID YOU KNOW?|
Dwayne De Rosario scored a pair of goals last weekend at San Jose in a 2-0 D.C. United victory. The performance earned him MLS Player of the Week honors.
- Toronto FC came back to draw Portland 2-2 away last weekend, before securing a 2-1 win at Real Esteli of Nicaragua to advance in the CONCACAF Champions League on Wednesday.
- D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid got his first-ever call-up to the U.S. national team Thursday for next week's friendly against Mexico.
- Andy Najar is out of this match for D.C. United after picking up a red card last weekend against San Jose
- Newly-signed Peri Marosevic scored in his first TFC appearance last weekend, before making his first TFC start against Real Esteli on Wednesday.
- D.C. United has just two home wins this season (2-3-5), tied for second-fewest in MLS.
- Toronto FC has allowed the most goals in MLS this season, with 43 goals allowed in 24 matches.