United Vs. Impact: D.C. Notches Sixth Straight Home Victory In 3-0 Rout Of Montreal

In topping Montreal by a score of 3-0, D.C. United not only moved back into first place in the Eastern Conference, but it also equaled a franchise record for consecutive home wins at RFK.

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Montreal Impact vs. D.C. United: Match Ratings From United's Dominating 3-0 Win Over Montreal

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Montreal Impact vs. D.C. United: United Score Two In The Second Half To Ensure All Three Points

After the sluggish start, United turned up the pressure on Montreal and dominated most of the game en route to a 3-0 win in front of their largest crowd of the season. The game never looked in question after United scored a late goal in the first half. United added two more in the second half to secure all three points.

Robbie Russell scored a beautiful header off of a Branko Boskovic, fresh off signing a new contract, free kick early in the second half. Hamdi Salihi poached a late goal in stoppage time to add the dagger.

With the win United secure all three points from the match and will stay atop the Eastern Conference standings. United sit alone atop those standings after New York Red Bulls could only manage a draw against lowly Toronto FC.

United now have two weeks off before their next match in Houston, and United fans will have to wait until August 4th for their next home game.

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Montreal Impact vs. D.C. United: Heatwave Leads To Sluggish First Half, But Pontius Strike Gives United The Lead

Spectators were greeted with high temperatures, but a tepid first half. Both teams struggled through the first half as they were dealing with the heat. United started to heat up (cool down?) late in the first half and were able to break down the Impact defense.

Maicon Santos and Chris Pontius both took shots from distance that troubled Montreal keeper Evan Bush, who was making his first MLS appearance. Montreal had one shot on target in the first half, but was cleared by Bill Hamid.

Pontius finally got United on the score sheet just before halftime as the Forward, who is started at midfield for just the second time this season, dribbled through three Impact defenders before firing a low shot past Bush.

United dominated both possession and chances in the first half and will look to continue to exert their dominance over Montreal in the second half. Three points will keep United atop the Eastern Conference.

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Montreal Impact Vs. D.C. United: Black-And-Red Host Montreal, Looking To Remain On Top Of Eastern Conference Standings

D.C. United (9-5-3) looks to stay atop the Easteern Conference standings when they host the Montreal Impact (5-9-3) on Saturday night at RFK.

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