Wayne Rooney scored and assisted on a goal by Steven Birnbaum and D.C. United beat Orlando City 2-1 on Sunday night to snap an 11-game road winless streak.

Birnbaum headed home a cross from Rooney on a set piece, following an Orlando City hand ball, to open the scoring in the sixth minute.

Rooney put away a free kick in the 30th to give D.C. United (3-0-1) a 2-0 lead. He drew a foul, conceded by Dom Dwyer, in the left corner a bent a side-netter past goalkeeper Brian Rowe, just inside the far post. The 33-year-old Rooney has four goals (tied for second in MLS) and three assists (tied for first) this season.

D.C. United's Wayne Rooney, left, celebrates his goal against Orlando City with teammate Lucas Rodriguez during the first half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
D.C. United’s Wayne Rooney, left, celebrates his goal against Orlando City with teammate Lucas Rodriguez during the first half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Dwyer scored on a header in the 63rd minute for Orlando City (1-2-2). It was the first goal allowed by D.C. United this season and snapped a 435-minute shutout streak in regular season play by goalkeeper Bill Hamid.

Benji Michel, a 21-year-old homegrown player, made his MLS debut for Orlando City.

D.C. United's Junior Moreno, left, hugs Steve Birnbaum after he scored a goal against Orlando City during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
D.C. United’s Junior Moreno, left, hugs Steve Birnbaum after he scored a goal against Orlando City during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
D.C. United's Lucas Rodriguez, left, and Orlando City's Sebas Mendez, right, battle for possession of the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
D.C. United’s Lucas Rodriguez, left, and Orlando City’s Sebas Mendez, right, battle for possession of the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Orlando City's Carlos Ascues, second from left, sits on the field as D.C. United players, including Steve Birnbaum (15), Chris McCann (16) and Jalen Robinson (20) celebrate after defeating Orlando City in an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Orlando City’s Carlos Ascues, second from left, sits on the field as D.C. United players, including Steve Birnbaum (15), Chris McCann (16) and Jalen Robinson (20) celebrate after defeating Orlando City in an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Orlando City's Dom Dwyer, left, and D.C. United's Frederic Brillant, right, battle for a header during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Orlando City’s Dom Dwyer, left, and D.C. United’s Frederic Brillant, right, battle for a header during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
D.C. United's Joseph Mora, left, collides with Orlando City's Ruan, right, while going after the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
D.C. United’s Joseph Mora, left, collides with Orlando City’s Ruan, right, while going after the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Orlando City's Carlos Ascues, left, moves the ball past D.C. United's Junior Moreno, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Orlando City’s Carlos Ascues, left, moves the ball past D.C. United’s Junior Moreno, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
D.C. United's Joseph Mora, right, collides with Orlando City's Ruan, left, going after the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
D.C. United’s Joseph Mora, right, collides with Orlando City’s Ruan, left, going after the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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