WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- Chris Pontius tallied in the 46th minute to break a scoreless deadlock Saturday and D.C. United went on to handle Montreal 3-0.
Pontius capped a long rush on goal with left-footed shot that found the mark inside the back post for his ninth goal of the season just before the half.
Eastern Conference-leading United (10-5-3) then put the contest away with second-half markers from Robbie Russell and Hamdi Salihi, improving to 7-1-2 at home.
The Impact (5-10-3) managed only one shot on goal in the contest.
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