"It's tough to get the smiles off the guys … There is a sense of relief. There is a sense of joy. ... Last time I checked, that is what this is about — winning trophies. We found a way to get one this year. I am under no illusions who we are and what we need to do going forward, that we need to get better and improve this group. But we got a championship this year. "
Coach Ben Olsen on D.C. United, dead last in MLS with only three wins, lifting the U.S. Open Cup with Tuesday's 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake. (Washington Post)