Washington, D.C. (Sports Network) - Chris Pontius scored his 10th goal as D.C.
United extended its home undefeated streak to 10 games with a 1-0 win over the
Columbus Crew on Saturday night at RFK Stadium.
Pontius, MVP of the MLS All-Star Game, scored in the 49th minute for the game-
winner as he slammed home a rebound from just a few yards out. His 10 goals is
already three more than his previous career high set last season.
D.C. (11-7-3) lost its home opener to Sporting Kansas City in March, but since
has won eight of its 10 home MLS matches. United has won its last six at home.
United remained fourth in the Eastern Conference, but moved within four points
of first place. The Houston Dynamo and Sporting are tied on 40 points atop the
Columbus (8-8-4) had its two-game win streak, which included a 1-0 win against
United at home, ended. The Crew are seventh in the East, 12 points behind the
United visits Kansas City for its next MLS match Aug. 11, when Columbus visits