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MLS: D.C. United 3, Houston 2

April 29, 2012 at 12:13 AM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Maicon Santos notched a pair of goals, including the go-ahead score in the second half, spurring D.C. United to a 3-2 win over Houston Saturday.

Santos' fifth goal of the season came in the 10th minute at rainy RFK Stadium on a header off an assist from Chris Pontius.

He later broke a 2-2 tie with another header in the 70th minute, this time off a Daniel Woolard assist.

Woolard also set up a goal by 2011 league MVP Dwayne De Rosario for United (4-2-3), which snapped a five-game winless streak against Houston.

Will Bruin scored twice for the Dynamo (2-2-2).

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