D.C. United kicks off the 2022 MLS season against Charlotte FC this evening at 6pm.
Hey @CharlotteFC, since it's your first game you should know that visiting team brings orange slices for halftime. It's a league rule you don't have to look it up.
— D.C. United (@dcunited) February 26, 2022
D.C. United are set to kickoff the 2022 Major League Soccer (MLS) Regular Season against Charlotte FC on
Saturday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. ET at Audi Field.
How Can I Follow The Match?
Saturday’s match will be available live on NBC Sports Washington Plus and
www.dcunited.com in English and TeleXitos in Spanish. The fans can also listen to the live match radio commentary on iHeartMedia Washington D.C.’s 104.7 WONK-FM in English and on the iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio app in Spanish.
D.C. United News
D.C. United signed a total of eight new players, and seven will be available for Saturday’s match. Jeremy Garay and Nigel Robertha will not feature in the match as they have been listed as injured. The Black-and-Red wrapped up their four preseason matches, undefeated, with a 2-0-2 record.
Head Coach Hernán Losada on Upcoming Match:
“I feel a lot better this year. I know the competition, country, culture, and the different difficulties that you have to face throughout the competition. I’m in a better spot as a coach and I have an extra year of experience under my belt. This year I’ve been surrounded by new staff members who have helped me improve, and I’m very excited. I really hope this first year of experience as a head coach will help me make even better decisions and help the team achieve the goals we want to achieve.”
Charlotte FC News
Charlotte FC will travel to Audi Field to play their first-ever MLS match since becoming the league’s 28th expansion team on Dec. 17, 2019. Charlotte will have two familiar faces for D.C. United fans with former United players Yordy Reyna and Joseph Mora. Vinicius Mello will not feature in the match as he’s listed as injured. Charlotte ended their four preseason matches with a 0-3-1 record.
Head to Head
This will be the first encounter between D.C. United and Charlotte FC in MLS history.