Wayne Rooney says MLS opponents have started showing D.C. United more "respect" in the weeks since he joined the club.
The former Manchester United star has scored three goals and added three assists in eight games (six starts) since his debut on July 14.
But his impact has gone beyond statistics as D.C., which was bottom of the Eastern Conference before Rooney joined, have won five of those eight games, including a third in a row on Sunday night against the New England Revolution.
"I think what...
Luciano Acosta, Zoltan Stieber keep D.C. United's hot streak alive with win over New England Revolution
D.C. United continued their impressive form at Audi Field, earning their third home victory in eight days after a 2-0 win over the New England Revolution on Sunday night.
Luciano Acosta opened the scoring in the 13th minute, collecting a pass across the box from Paul Arriola and firing it in for his fifth goal of the regular season. Acosta has been a major factor in D.C. United's hot streak, as four of his goals have come in his club's last three games.
D.C. United dominated much of the first half,...