D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union

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In a Nutshell

After pregaming with drink and food specials at local bars, watch the first-place Black and Red clash with Philadelphia at RFK Stadium

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jul 26, 2015. Limit 8/person. Valid only for option purchased. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Wristbands must be picked up between 12pm & 1:30pm on 7/26. Merchant reserves the right to substitute closer seat assignment. For ADA accommodations, call box office after purchase - availability limited. Holder assumes all risk in connection with the event and releases Groupon, Ticketmaster, the venue & affiliates from any related claims. Not redeemable on mobile app. Ticket value includes all fees. Must be 21+ to enter Penn Social. Food & drink not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $25 for one ticket to the D.C. United v. Philadelphia Union soccer match, plus a pre-game bar package ($51.70 total value)
  • When: Sunday, July 26, at 5 p.m.
  • Where: RFK Stadium
  • Seating; sideline sections 226, 227, or 327–329
  • Gate time: Stadium gates open at 4 p.m.
  • Click here to view the seating chart.

Pre-Game Bar Package Details

The pre-game bar package includes a wristband for access to food and drink specials at seven local bars prior to the game. Select one of the four registration bar locations below; you must visit this bar first in order to register and pick up your wristband for access to the food and drink specials. Registration will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and all wristbands must be picked up during that time. After picking up your wristband, you’re free to stop by any other participating bars and enjoy their specials.

  • Penn Social (801 E. St. NW): must be 21+ to enter
  • Crystal City Sports (529 23rd St. S – Arlington, VA)
  • Elephant & Castle (900 19th St. NW)
  • Lou’s City Bar (1400 Irving St. NW)

Additional participating bars include:

  • Elephant & Castle (1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW)
  • Ben’s Next Door (1213 U St. NW)
  • Fado Irish Pub (808 7th St. NW)

The Scouting Report

After finishing atop the Eastern Conference in 2014, D.C. United finds itself in that same spot as the 2015 season winds toward August. Similar to a year ago, the Black and Red have stifled opposing attacks with the conference’s top defense, which allows less than a goal per match. In the coming weeks, though, adjustments will be necessary: starting goalie and reigning MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Bill Hamid will be out with injuries, leaving it up to backup goalie Andrew Dykstra to step in as he has several times already this season. Either way, the keeper will be put to the test when the Philadelphia Union roll into town on July 26.

D.C. United

As rain pummeled Foxboro Stadium on October 20, 1996, D.C. United overcame a two-goal deficit against L.A. Galaxy to claim the first-ever MLS Championship. Little did anyone know at the time, but the Black and Red had begun their reign as the league’s most dominant team.

In the decades since, D.C. United—whose name is a nod to Manchester and Leeds United—has stocked its trophy case with three more league championships, as well as three U.S. Open Cups and one CONCACAF title.

Merchant Location Map
  1. 1

    RFK Stadium

    2400 E Capitol St. SE

    Washington, DC 20003


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  2. 2

    Penn Social (must be 21+ to enter)

    801 E St. NW

    Washington, DC 20004

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  3. 3

    Crystal City Sports Pub

    529 23rd St. S

    Arlington, VA 22202

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