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Olsen blasts ref in DC draw: "It was his show tonight"

MLS: D.C. United coach Ben Olsen walked into the press conference following his team’s 1-1 draw against Philadelphia holding a small, folded-up piece of notebook paper.

On it was a written explanation from the officials – led by head referee and recent London Olympics selection Mark Geiger – as to why encroachment was called against Hamdi Salihi on captain Dwayne De Rosario’s successful penalty kick attempt in the 87th minute that would have given United a 2-1 lead Sunday at RFK Stadium.

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