Brekalo, McGuire score late goals to help Orlando City beat DC United 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Brekalo scored his first MLS goal in the 82nd minute and Duncan McGuire added a goal in stoppage time to help Orlando City beat D.C. United 3-2 on Saturday night.

McGuire, on the counter-attack, slipped behind the defense and ran onto a long ball played by Nico Lodeiro and score from the top of the penalty area to give Orlando City (2-3-2) its first lead of the game in the first minute of injury time.

Christian Benteke opened the scoring in the fifth minute when he headed home a corner kick by Mateusz Klich. Benteke has scored in back-to-back games and his six goals this season are tied for most in MLS.

Dagur Thorhallsson scored his first goal of the season when he drilled home a header, off a perfectly-placed chip-shot cross played by Iván Angulo to make it 1-1 in the 28th.

Gabriel Pirani put D.C. United (2-2-4) back in front in the 66th minute. Jared Stroud lofted a cross from the right side to the far post, where Benteke headed a centering pass to Pirani for the finish that made it 2-1.

Orlando City’s David Brekalo flicked in a header, off a corner kick played by Facundo Torres, into the net to tie it at 2-2.

D.C. United is unbeaten in four consecutive games.

Orlando City was outscored 10-2 in a four-game winless streak (including three losses) to open the season but is unbeaten in three consecutive games since.

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