Home Sport News Football Wayne Rooney scores first MLS goal

Wayne Rooney scores first MLS goal

- Advertisement -

Wayne Rooney scores his first MLS goal for his new club helping DC United beat Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Saturday night.

The 32 year old opened the scoring in the 33rd minute after picking a pass from Luciano Acosta before slipping it in between the legs of Tim Howard into the net.

Wayne Rooney who ranks second with 208 goals in the premier league saw his club extend Rapids winless streak to five games.

Kellyn Acosta of Colorado made it 1-1 after chipping the ball past DC goalkeeper David Ousted and near the post in the 82nd minute.

An own goal in the 90th minute sealed DC United’s second win since May 19th when Ulises Segura’s cross deflected off Nick Jackson of Colorado and into the net.

In other results Atlanta DC beat Impact 2-1 with Josef Martinez scoring twice his 23rd and 24th goals In MLS.

Also read:New Air Tanzania Boeing makes first light today

Martinez is three goals away to joining the 27 goals club that is currently held by three players.

Atlanta opened there goal account in the 33rd minute after Hector Villalba won the ball in the right flank, crossed it across before Martinez heading it past the crossbar.

The game was stopped following a heavy down pour forcing fans scamper for shelter under the grass stands before resuming after 75 minutes.

When play resumed, Martinez scored his second following a counter attack and stealing the ball from Jukka Raitala who stopped the ball on the goal line.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Five arrested engaging in electronic money fraud

Detectives bases at Kasarani have arrested five people on suspicion of engaging in electronic money fraud in the capital of Nairobi.

5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Mombasa and Dar es Salaam

An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude has rocked Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Mombasa at around 08:15 pm.Other parts...

Former MP Danson Mungatana released on Ksh 20,000 bail

Former Garsen MP Danson Mungatana and his co-accused have on Wednesday been released on Ksh 20,000 each.The...

COVID-19: 1-month old infant among 679 new cases in Kenya

Kenya has confirmed 679 new cases of COVID-19 cases one of them being a 1-month-old baby bringing to 28,104 the total number...