Recap

TFC push unbeaten streak to 5 after draw with D.C. United

Kofi Opare scored his first goal of the season as D.C. United played MLS-leading Toronto FC to a 1-1 draw on Saturday night.

Victor Vazquez scores tying goal for Toronto

Toronto FC midfielder Nicolas Hasler (26) shoots the ball past D.C. United defender Taylor Kemp (2) during the second half. (Martinez Monsivais/The Associated Press)

Kofi Opare scored his first goal of the season as D.C. United played MLS-leading Toronto FC to a 1-1 draw on Saturday night.

D.C. United (5-14-4) managed just four shots — one on target — and its own goal tied the match in the 52nd minute. United, which snapped a six-game losing streak, is winless since beating Atlanta 2-1 on June 21.

An own goal from DC defender Steve Birnbaum wound up knotting the game in the 2nd half, and proved to be the final marker in a 1-1 draw. 1:11

Opare made it 1-0 in the sixth minute, heading home a corner kick by Lloyd Sam for D.C. United's first goal off a corner this season. It was Opare's third career MLS goal and first since May 13, 2015.

Toronto tied it after Victor Vazquez played a long, arcing pass to Jozy Altidore in the area. His cross through a crowded box was deflected and United's Jared Jeffrey's attempted clearance bounced off teammate Steve Birnbaum into the goal.

Toronto (12-3-8) is unbeaten in its last five.

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