Chris Pontius scored his team leading ninth-goal just before the half as D.C. United easily defeated Montreal 3-0 at RFK on Saturday night before a season-best 18,302. Robbie Russell added his first ever goal for the club before Hamdi Salihi finished things off late for the East leading club.
Chris Pontius and Hamdi Salihi scored second-half goals and D.C. United beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday, relegating the Reds to the worst start in MLS history at 0-8-0.
DC United (4-2-3, 15 points) sits alone in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference after notching back-to-back wins for the first time since June 2009. Maicon Santos surprisingly leads the club with six goals through nine games.
Chris Pontius scores a hat trick for United as they beat down the New York Red Bulls 4-1 at RFK Sunday night.
United treated this match like a road game staying in a hotel rather than spending the night at home and it paid off as DC routs Vancouver 4-0 at RFK Saturday night.
A wild game at RFK Saturday night gave way to familiar results for DC at home this year as they split the points with TFC after a 3-3 draw.
Two controversial PK calls lead to a 1-1 draw between D.C. United and Real Salt Lake Saturday night.
DC ends up on the wrong end of a shoot out losing to San Jose 4-2 at RFK Saturday night.
Chris Pontius got the scoring started early with his first goal of the year in the 5th minute.