Struggling Dc United found their "feet" as they edged New England Revolution 1-0 at the RFK Stadium. Luciano Acosta's effort in the encounter was all United needed to secure maximum points at home. Acosta single handily gave United the victory as he initiated and scored the only goal in the seventieth minute. Despite this victory, United are in the bottom with twenty-eight points, while New England Revolution are one point better than United. Here's a look at the post match analysis between the both teams:

DC United outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Bill Hamid (7).

Defenders - Sean Franklin (6), Kofi Opare (7 points), Jalen Robinson (6), Nick DeLeon (6). Midfielder - Marcelo Sarvas (7), Russell Canouse (six points), Paul Arriola (6), Luciano Acosta (8 points), Zoltán Stieber (7). Forward - Patrick Mullins (5).

Team's strength and weakness: DC United were effective at creating goal scoring chances from the flank and were effective at setting up goal scoring opportunities from through balls. The home team created several chances relative to their possession, but they couldn't convert them. They were caught offside often, committed a high number of individual errors in the midfield. They often lost possession and were poor at converting goal scoring chances.

Team style of play: DC United favored through balls and played with width

New England Revolution outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Cody Cropper (6). Defenders - Andrew Farrell (6), Claude Dielna (6), Antonio Mlinar Delamea (5 points), Je-Vaughn Watson (6). Midfielder - Gershon Koffie (7), Xavier Kouassi (6), Teal Bunbury (5 points), Juan Agudelo (5), Diego Fagundez (5).

Forward - Kei Kamara (5).

Team's strength and weakness: New England Revolution showed no significant strengths and weakness in the match.

Team style of play: The Revolution favored crossing the ball from the both flanks, and they constantly attacked through the middle. They favored long range shots and favored through balls.

The visitors had a large quantity of ball possession in DC United's half.

Man of the match

Obviously, Luciano Acosta was the man of the match. Acosta's one shot on target was the only goal that gave DC United the crucial home win over the Revs.

What's next for the both teams?

DC United will play host to Orlando City on Saturday, 9th September, while New England Revolution welcomes Montreal Impact the same day.