D.C. United Win 5-3 against Orlando City SC on the Road

July 4, 2022 – Major League Soccer (MLS) – D.C. United News Release

Taxi Fountas scored his first career MLS hat-trick; he has nine goals and three assists in 10 appearances.

Kimarni Smith scored his first career MLS goal in the 74th minute.

Nigel Robertha scored his first goal of 2022 in the 96th minute.

Michael Estrada recorded his fourth assist of the season in the 8th minute.

Drew Skundrich recorded two assists in the 5th and 74th minutes; the first time he has recorded two assists in a match in his MLS career.

Sami Guediri made his first career start for the Black-and-Red; he completed 58 minutes.

Rafael Romo made his fourth career MLS start; he recorded four saves.


The Black-and-Red are 7-6-1 against Orlando City SC all-time.

D.C. United have a 3-4-1 record against Orlando City SC on the road all-time.

Match Notes

D.C. United are 2-4-1 on the road in 2022. Scoring Summary

D.C United Lineup: Rafael Romo, Sami Guediri (Brad Smith 58′), Steven Birnbaum, Brendan Hines-Ike, Donovan Pines, Julian Gressel (Tony Alfaro 89′), Chris Durkin, Drew Skundrich, Michael Estrada (Kimarni Smith 71′), Taxi Fountas (Nigel Robertha 59′), Ola Kamara (Chris Odoi-Atsem 89′)

Unused Substitutes: Jon Kempin, Russell Canouse, Sofiane Djeffal, Theodore, Ku-DiPietro

Manager: Chad Ashton

Orlando City SC Lineup: Pedro Gallese, Kyle Smith, Robin Jansson, Rodrigo Adrian Schlegel, Ruan (Tesho Akindele 77′), Mauricio Pereyra (Jack Lynn 90′ + 3′), Jhegson Mendez (Cesar Araujo 46′), Junior Urso (Benji Michel 59′), Jake Mulraney (Facundo Torres 46′), Alexandre Pato, Ercan Kara

Unused Substitutes: Adam Grinwis, Antonio Carlos, Alex Freeman, Andres Perea

Manager: Oscar Pareja

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