Wayne Salvages a Draw as the D.C. United Moves to the Apex of Eastern Conference

The capital side now sits one point clear over the East after they earned a draw on the way against the New England Rev. Wayne Rooney aided D.C. United claim a nail-biting delayed draw in MLS in a match which was played on Saturday, while the Union of Philadelphia suffered an astonishing loss. Wayne’s 90th penalty also saw D.C. United secure a draw by 1-1 versus the New England revolution at the venue of Gillette Stadium.

Matt Turner who is the goalkeeper of New England was sent off only in the 56th minute of the game after a huge challenge on Wayne, but the hosts still managed to take the lead through a header by Juan Agudelo. However, Wayne stepped up to somehow convert a spot-kick (late) as D.C. took lead by 1 point on the top of Eastern conference.

Philadelphia Union could have easily moved top but unfortunately, they suffered a loss by 3-1 at their home against the Portland Timbers. Brian Fernandez somehow scored a 1st half brace and heading in Andy Polo cross before actually finishing a splendid team movement for his and also the second of the club. A brilliant curling strike by Diego Valeri from only 20 yards sealed a win for Portland after Kacper had managed to pull a goal back for the Union. And this defeat also ended 6 matches unbeaten run of Philadelphia. On the other hand, the NY Red Bulls managed to stretch their unbeaten streak to 4 games in a row by defeating Cincinnati by 2-0, though they did it late. Kaku drew the first blood for his team in the 78th minute in with the Fernandez who put the game to bed only at the stoppage time.

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