Rooney led DC United to victory with a goal and two assists. Rooney assisted Luciano Acosta to score in 29th minute. Atlanta's Jeff Larentowicz scored in 39th minute to level the match 1-1. Rooney converted the penalty in the 52nd minute to give DC United 2-1 lead and he found Acosta who scored in the 77th minute to win 3-1 for DC United. Now, DC United rest seventh with 30 points trailing play-off's Montreal Impact by six.