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Lewis gives Rapids 2-1 win over DC United in MLS opener

Colorado kicked off the 2020 season with a win on the road Saturday afternoon.
Credit: AP

WASHINGTON — Jonathan Lewis scored in the second minute of extra time to give the Colorado Rapids a 2-1 win over D.C. United in the first game of the 25th MLS season.

New-look D.C. United, now without Wayne Rooney and Luciano Acosta on the attack, got the first goal of the season in the 60th minute on a Russell Canouse header.

Colorado's Clint Irwin, stepping in for retired star Tim Howard, made three saves.

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