DC United host Nashville at Audi Subject in Washington on Saturday for a conflict within the MLS, hoping to bounce again from their newest defeat.
Because of a 97th minute winner from Daryl Dike, the Males in Black went down 2-1 to Orlando Metropolis of their final home sport earlier than the worldwide break.
It was their second defeat in 4 outings, protecting them in fifth place within the Japanese Convention desk with 40 factors in 28 video games.
They’re nonetheless seven factors behind Nashville, who’re in second, though their hopes of reaching the CONCACAF Champions League are over with New England Revolution securing the spot.
Their type recently has been patchy too, drawing in every of their final three league video games, together with two which ended goalless, and have gained solely as soon as of their final 5.
Regardless, either side are nicely on their course to complete higher than final season.
DC United vs Nashville SC Head-To-Head
Since final yr, the aspect have clashed twice, with Nashville popping out on prime on each events.
This features a beautiful 5-2 victory as just lately as August by Nashville.
DC United Kind Information (all competitions): L-W-W-L-W
Nashville Kind Information (all competitions): D-D-D-W-L
DC United vs Nashville SC Crew information
Brendan Hines-Ike (hip), Adrian Perez (foot), Yordy Reyna (muscle) and Ramon Abila (groin) will miss the conflict for the Males in Black.
Furthermore, Chris Odoi-Atsem (quad) and Drew Skundrich (undisclosed) are uncertain.
Injured: Brendan Hines-Ike, Adrian Perez, Ramon Abila, Yordy Reyna
Uncertain: Chris Odoi-Atsem, Drew Skundrich
Contrastingly, the Six-Strings have an injury-free squad going into Saturday, giving their supervisor Hernán Losada the freedom to decide on his greatest XI.
DC United vs Nashville SC Predicted XI
DC United (3-4-2-1): Invoice Hamid; Donovan Pines, Steve Birnbaum, Tony Alfaro; Julian Gressel, Russell Canouse, Júnior Moreno, Andy Najar; Paul Arriola, Edison Flores; Ola Kamara.
Nashville (3-4-3): Joe Willis; Eric Miller, Walker Zimmerman, David Romney; Daniel Lovitz, Aníbal Godoy, Brian Anunga, Taylor Washington; Alex Muyl, C.J. Sapong, Hany Mukhtar.
DC United vs Nashville SC Prediction
It is a conflict of two sides struggling to search out their greatest type.
Whereas the Washington aspect have issues scoring, Nashville are coping with a lackluster protection that has conceded eight occasions of their final 4 video games alone.
It’d as nicely finish in a low-scoring draw.
Prediction: DC United 1-1 Nashville SC