DC United vs Philadelphia Union
Major League Soccer 2017
Date: 14th May 2017, Sunday
Kick-off at 0:00 UK / 1:00 CET
Venue: BBVA Compass Stadium (Houston).
DC United is another MLS team that haven’t started the season well. While most of the teams concentrate on getting results off the home matches, DC has struggled to find any consistency. Their five matches here so far saw 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. It is also worth to note that they failed to score in those matches they failed to win.
Last week, DC were at home against Montreal which they lost by 1-0. They were unbeaten in the previous two with a win and a draw.
On the other hand, Philadelphia put an end to their disastrous start to the season last week. Having failed to win the previous 7 matches, they put the visiting New York Red Bulls to the sword and won in some fashion by netting three unanswered goals. Philly drew their previous two matches, one of which was a goal galore ending in a 3-3 scoreline at home against Montreal.
DC United vs Philadelphia Union: Head-to-head
The teams have already met once this season, at this same venue on 2nd April which ended 2-1 in favour of DC United.
The Union were unbeaten in the trio of encounters last season by winning both home matches and getting a draw in the lone away match.
United haven’t lost at home to Philadelphia in an MLS match since 2013; a streak of 6 matches with 4 wins and 2 draws.
DC United vs Philadelphia Union: Prediction
These fixtures are normally dominated by DC in the past. But they must be vary of Philadelphia’s new found confidence. The visitors are coming after earning their first win of the season and could have got what it takes to get at least a draw from this fixture.
DC United vs Philadelphia Union: Bet Tips
Our recommended pick for this fixture is both teams to score for 1.64 odds offered by Unibet.
Punters chasing longshot can back a full-time draw for 3.75 odds with William Hill.