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D.C. United piles on pressure but settles for draw with San Jose

Standing strong in his goalmouth, lunging from post to post and parrying shots over and off the crossbar, San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper Daniel denied D.C. United time and time again Saturday night at Audi Field. Even when the hosts found a way past the Brazilian shot-stopper, video review intervened.

With a 0-0 draw before 17,255 at Audi Field, United remained in the Eastern Conference’s ninth and final postseason slot. But as the conclusion of a critical three-game homestand, which also featured a 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union and a 4-0 rout of the Chicago Fire, the result left something to be desired for a D.