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Rooney on target again as United close on playoffs

Rooney on target again as United close on playoffs 

Rooney on target again as United close on playoffs
Rooney on target again as United close on playoffs 


Wayne Rooney scored a shocking free-kick to keep D.C. Joined immovably on course for the Major League Soccer postseason on Wednesday with a 1-0 triumph over Toronto FC. 

Previous England and Manchester United star Rooney, whose entry in Washington has changed the club's season, nestled into a heavenly strike from 30 yards in the eighteenth moment to settle the focuses. 

The triumph leaves United four clear of Montreal Impact, their nearest opponents for a playoff spot, with 47 from 32 recreations in the Eastern Conference standings. 

Montreal, who are simply outside the postseason puts in seventh, have 43 from 42 amusements. 

Joined are currently unbeaten in eight recreations and are responsible for their playoff predetermination with two rounds of apparatuses in the standard season left to play. Rooney's side faces New York City FC on Sunday before shutting the season against Chicago on October 28. 

Joined's playoff charge has been followed back to Rooney's landing in July. The 32-year-old previous England chief called time on his Premier League profession prior this year subsequent to leaving Everton. 

At the point when Rooney arrived, United was base of the Eastern Conference with just two wins from 14 apparatuses, yet from that point forward the capital club has flooded up until the table into the postseason figuring.

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