DC United vs. Inter Miami CF | 2020 MLS Match Preview

2020 MLS Regular Season Week 2
DC United vs. Inter Miami CF
Audi Field – Washington D.C.
March 7 – 3:30 PM ET

TV: Univision, TUDN


Two teams coming off Week 1 losses meet at Audi Field as D.C. United hosts Inter Miami CF for the first time Saturday afternoon.

D.C. United suffered a 2-1 defeat against the Colorado Rapids during Week 1, spoiling the club's 2020 home opener. Russell Canouse connected with a Julian Gressel corner kick and headed past Clint Irwin in the 60th minute. That lead held up until the 67th minute, when Kei Kamara powered a header past Bill Hamid off a driven Jack Price cross. Second-half substitute Jonathan Lewis scored the stoppage-time winner for Colorado.

The Inter Miami era was ushered in at Banc of California, where the expansion side fell to LAFC, 1-0, in their first-ever match Sunday. If not for the stellar play of goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer, Inter Miami may have scored their first goal and secured at least a point. But both Matias Pellegrini and Nicolas Figal were denied by the Dutch veteran before Carlos Vela's audacious chip just before halftime stood as the game's lone goal. 

D.C. United
D.C. United vs. Miami

Saturday, March 7 at 3:30 PM ET
Audi Field

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Paul Arriola (M) - knee injury
    • OUT: Federico Higuain (M) - knee injury
    • OUT: Donovan Pines (D) - ankle injury
    • OUT: Chris Seitz (GK) - quadricep injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Ulises Segura (M) - groin injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution:  None
  • International duty:  None
Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: George Acosta (M) - left knee injury
    • OUT: Julián Carranza (F) - left foot injury
    • OUT: Denso Ulysse (D) - left lower leg injury
    • Suspended: None
    • Suspended after next caution:  None
    • International duty:  None

    Series Matchup at DC United

    • This is the first all-time meeting between D.C. United and Inter Miami CF.


    • Referee: Rubiel Vazquez
    • Assistant Referees: Eduardo Mariscal, Jeremy Kieso
    • 4th Official: Matt Franz
    • VAR: Geoff Gamble