DC United scored 3 unanswered goals in the first half and held on to the lead in a 3-1 win over the Quakes. Zoltán Stieber opened up the tally with a goal in the 15th minute, followed by goals by Darren Mattocks in the 20th, and Yamil Asad in the 37th. Luciano Acosta had 2 assists in the game, as did Paul Arriola. The only Quakes goal was off Danny Hoesen unassisted in the 43rd minute.
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Both teams will be traveling to Los Angeles to meet their respective opponents next weekend. The Quakes will meet their longtime rival LA Galaxy at the Stubhub Center in Carson, CA in a Friday night tilt on May 25 at 8pm. DC United will continue their California swing/extended road trip with a match in the Los Angeles city limits playing LAFC at the new Banc of California Stadium on Saturday May 26 at 7pm. (Of note: the Quakes series against LAFC will be their next home game on June 9 at 7:15pm, and at Southern California on September 22 at 12:30pm.)