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After 22 seasons, D.C. United will play its final match at RFK Stadium against rival New York Red Bulls on Sunday. (The WASHINGTON TIMES)

D.C. United want to leave RFK Stadium on high note

The time has come for Ben Olsen and D.C. United to say farewell. After 22 seasons, United will play its final match at RFK Stadium against the rival New York Red Bulls on Sunday.

D.C. United's Chris Odoi-Atsem (3) warms up before the first half of an MLS soccer game against Orlando City, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) **FILE**

RFK Stadium farewell bittersweet for D.C. United’s Chris Odoi-Atsem

As a Mitchellville native who played for a youth club in Bethesda, attended DeMatha Catholic High School and logged four years at the University of Maryland, Chris Odoi-Atsem represents a pure product of the local soccer scene.

D.C. United midfielder Russell Canouse's (4) shot created the decisive own goal in a win over Atlanta United on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

Russell Canouse fills void in midfield for D.C. United

Having signed with United earlier this month from German club Hoffenheim, the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, native has started the past two MLS matches — both victories as coach Ben Olsen’s team snapped an 0-8-1 skid.

Toronto FC's Drew Moor, left, and D.C. United's Lloyd Sam vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Toronto on Saturday, July 23, 2016. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) **FILE**

D.C. United wins 2nd straight game on own goal

Associated Press

Atlanta defender Michael Parkhurst deflected the ball into his own goal in the 46th minute, the only goal in D.C. United’s 1-0 victory over Atlanta United on Wednesday night.

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Scotland striker Ross McCormack scored from a free kick for Melbourne City to beat Wellington Phoenix 1-0 and remain unbeaten atop the A-League.