Chris Rolfe scored in the 83rd minute to help D.C. United beat the New England Revolution, 2-1, on a rainy Wednesday night in the knockout round of the MLS Cup playoffs.
The go-ahead goal came at the end of a skilled sequence. Nick DeLeon controlled the ball near the corner of the 18-yard box and back-heeled a pass to Fabian Espindola, who fed it across goal to an uncovered Rolfe.
Rolfe missed a penalty kick in the 75th minute.
Juan Agudelo opened the scoring in the 15th minute for New England (14-13-8) with a bicycle kick goal off Kevin Alston's cross. D.C. United (16-13-6) tied it just before halftime on Chris Pontius' flick header of Espindola's free...