1997 D.C. United Statistics

Major League Soccer (MLS)
Team Record: 17-7 (SO: 4-4) - 55 points
Finishing 1st in MLS's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 5-0
Won MLS Cup
Coach: Bruce Arena (17-7, SO: 4-4)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 267,271, Avg. 16,704 in 16 home dates
1997 D.C. United Roster

The D.C. United of Major League Soccer ended the 1997 season with a record of 17 wins and 7 losses, with a 4-4 showing in shootouts for 55 points finishing first in MLS's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-0.

The United scored 74 goals, most in the league. D.C. conceded 57 goals. Jaime Moreno netted 16 goals for the team, while Tony Sanneh, Raul Diaz Arce and John Harkes each contributed five or more, too. Tony Sanneh and Marco Etcheverry each accounted for 11 assists. Scott Garlick topped the squad with 9 wins. Mark Simpson recorded a 0.67 goals against average, best among goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Bruce Arena coached the team. The 1997 D.C. United won the MLS Cup.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP GS G A FC FS Y R OFF Shts S% SOG SG%
Jaime MorenoF2020168304020196624.24634.8
Raul Diaz ArceF2220156211900326822.14533.3
Tony SannehD2928511424160103912.81926.3
John HarkesM252359192630174311.61827.8
Marco EtcheverryM201931120544111456.71915.8
Ben IrohaM17154523143111428.6666.7
Richie WilliamsM3029295639303229.1825.0
John MaessnerM-D3220291122205326.31811.1
Jesse MarschM1113381000560.03100.0
Roy WegerleF171033201010282213.61421.4
Eddie PopeD29293217240011225.0475.0
Kris KeldermanM249248101001118.2633.3
Jeff AgoosD2927133236101147.1911.1
Steve RammelF1191116121014166.3119.1
Brian KamlerM511012001520.0333.3
Mario GoriD881067303520.0425.0
Clint PeayD13810127101616.7333.3
David VaudreuilD251902211800240.020.0
Arnold CruzD55013600020.010.0
Scott GarlickGK1413010500000
Joey ThiemanM30002000000
Jeff CauseyGK65001110000
Mark SimpsonGK77000300000
Tom PresthusGK77000300000
Carlos LlamosaD252000282340010.00
Totals434352688839742336214943215.723928.5


Goalkeepers:

Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA PKG PKA Shts SVS SV%
Mark Simpson77629:00420371.00333527.771
Scott Garlick14131171:009502221.69008257.695
Tom Presthus77629:004200131.86014931.633
Jeff Causey65451:004201112.20014430.682
Totals34322880:00211106531.6635210145.690

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP GS G A FC FS Y R OFF Shts S% SOG SG%
Jaime MorenoF55339181031618.8837.5
Raul Diaz ArceF43207400111020.0633.3
Tony SannehD5533106102837.5560.0
John HarkesM550379003100.040.0
Marco EtcheverryM44021800370.050.0
Ben IrohaM30000300020.020.0
Richie WilliamsM5513106000520.0333.3
John MaessnerM-D31020100030.010.0
Roy WegerleF222000005366.72100.0
Eddie PopeD550011800110.010.0
Kris KeldermanM10000000000
Jeff AgoosD550010600270.010.0
Mario GoriD10000000000
David VaudreuilD55057400110.00
Scott GarlickGK55001510000
Tom PresthusGK10000000000
Carlos LlamosaD550010410000
Totals64551121838240317315.13828.9

Postseason - Goalkeepers:

Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA PKG PKA Shts SVS SV%
Scott Garlick55449:00400151.00113326.788
Tom Presthus101:00100000.000000
Totals65450:00500151.00113326.788


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