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Dwayne DeRosario scored the only goal for United (1-8-1), which lost a franchise-record seventh straight contest by a combined margin of 18-4.
Henry opened the scoring in the 29th minute, and Olave scored in the 36th to help New York (2-3-2) win for the first time in its last five tries at RFK Stadium dating to April 2011.
Ben Speas scored 13 minutes into the second half to lead the Columbus Crew to a 2-1 victory over D.C. United on Saturday
United (1-1-0) stretched their home unbeaten run to 17 matches (13-0-4) with the win. Their last home loss came in last year's season opener against Kansas City.
In a rematch of the 2012 MLS Eastern Conference championship, the Dynamo took a 1-0 lead on an own goal by United's James Riley in the 80th minute.
This past February, D.C. United coach Ben Olsen spoke of his club's arduous quest to bring in a true goal-scorer, then looked to prized signing Hamdi Salihi and declared, "We think we've found him."
MLS on Wednesday postponed Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal between D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls, determining continuing snow brought on by a nor'easter had made the field unplayable.
Considering the blend of player embraces and fan exultation that engulfed RFK Stadium last weekend, one might get the sense D.C. United's playoff-clinching win over the Columbus Crew marked a mission accomplished, as far as the regular season goes.
On a bright September morning nearly six weeks ago, D.C. United's playoff aspirations grew dim.
Lionard Pajoy scored in the 67th minute to lead D.C. United to a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Thursday night.
Dwayne De Rosario's D.C. United season likely is finished after the reigning MLS MVP suffered a knee injury Tuesday in World Cup qualifying.
Patrice Bernier scored from the penalty spot and added another goal late in the second half and the Montreal Impact defeated D.C. United 3-0 on Saturday.
At age 23, Freddy Adu seems to be a walking contradiction, boasting the body of a rookie but a mind tested through a near-decade of professional highs and lows.
Graham Zusi notched the winning goal and his 10th assist to lift Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 win over D.C. United and into sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference on Saturday night.
BALTIMORE | Given the industrial waterfront setting, sea of red-clad supporters and exuberant singing surrounding M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, it sure felt like a slice of Liverpool had found its way to Charm City.