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Wayne Rooney's DC to finish with fewest points in MLS

Oct. 01, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Wayne Rooney’s D.C. United was assured of finishing with the fewest points in Major League Soccer after Montreal took advantage of an own goal in a 1-0 win on Saturday night. Rooney, a former Manchester United and England great, took over as coach in July from...

Inter Miami wins 3-2, says DC United player used racial slur

Sep. 18, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Soccer said it will look into a claim that D.C. United player Taxi Fountas used a racial slur against Inter Miami defender Damion Lowe during the second half of the team's match on Sunday night. Inter Miami won the road match 3-2 to give its playoff...

Toronto eliminated from MLS contention with loss to Orlando

Sep. 17, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Toronto missed Major League Soccer's playoffs for the second straight season, eliminated with a 4-0 defeat to Orlando City on Saturday night. Facundo Torres scored in the ninth minute and Ercan Kara doubled the lead in the 22nd. minute. Lukas MacNaughton had an...

Shelton scores as Sporting Kansas City defeats D.C. United

Sep. 13, 2022 23:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Khiry Shelton, Robert Voloder and Daniel Salloi each scored to lead Sporting Kansas City to a 3-0 win over D.C. United on Tuesday night. Shelton made it a 1-0 in the 34th minute, and Voloder and Salloi each scored in the second half. Sporting...

Rooney debuts 15-year-old in D.C.'s draw at Real Salt Lake

Sep. 11, 2022 10:27 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Matai Akinmboni became the third-youngest player in Major League Soccer history in D.C. United's 0-0 draw against Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. D.C. United coach Wayne Rooney started Akinmboni at 15 years, 328 days. The only younger players in MLS have been...

Nagamura fired as coach of last-place Dynamo, Bundy moved up

Sep. 06, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Paulo Nagamura was fired as coach of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo and Dynamo 2 coach Kenny Bundy was promoted to senior team interim coach for the rest of the season. Houston announced the change Monday. The Dynamo have eight wins, 16 losses and five draws,...

Colorado Rapids, D.C. United play to scoreless draw

Sep. 04, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Ochoa made three saves for D.C. United and William Yarbrough had one save for the Colorado Rapids in a 0-0 draw on Sunday. The Rapids (8-12-9) outshot United (7-17-5) 8-7, with three shots on goal to one for United. Both teams next play on...

Benteke makes MLS debut for DC in 2-1 win over New York City

Aug. 31, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Christian Benteke made his Major League Soccer debut, entering in the 73rd minute of DC. United's 2-1 win over New York City on Wednesday night. The 31-year-old Belgian forward joined D.C. from Crystal Palace on Aug. 5 but his debut was delayed until he...

Martínez, Purata rally Atlanta United past DC United 3-2

Aug. 28, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martínez and Juan José Purata scored back-to-back goals midway through the second half and Atlanta United rallied to beat D.C. United 3-2 on Sunday. Ravel Morrison scored his first goal of the season to give D.C. United a 1-0 lead in the 47th minute. ...

Carranza's hat trick helps Union to 6-0 win over DC United

Aug. 20, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julian Carranza’s hat trick and Andre Blake’s two saves lifted the Philadelphia Union to a win over D.C. United on Saturday by a score of 6-0. Carranza recorded his hat trick entirely in the second half for the Union (14-4-9), capped by a goal in the 74th...