D.C. United midfielder Nick DeLeon (18) fights for possession against New York Red Bulls defender Connor Lade (16) during the first half of the Eastern Conference semifinals playoff match at RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.,  Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

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D.C. United midfielder Nick DeLeon (18) fights for possession against New York Red Bulls defender Connor Lade (16) during the first half of the Eastern Conference semifinals playoff match at RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)